thyroid cancer

Dr. Yeh is one of the nicest, most professional and talented surgeons I've met. He made me feel very relaxed from the initial consultation, when he performed an ultrasound and laid out the different options available to me. We scheduled surgery shortly after and he took a genuine interest in [...]

By Calswede • September 17, 2017

This was my first big medical experience - I had no idea going into the process what it was going to be like. I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and I was in a catch 22 - I realized I had cancer, but was told that it was the best [...]

By Slo • September 6, 2017

It is horrifying to find out you have cancer. But it is a good thing that thyroid cancer can be cured. Since the beginning, Dr. Yeh has been supportive, open, positive and forthcoming with information, The staff here is excellent. Jennifer is great and all questions were answered. Maya [...]

By marialafitte • July 28, 2017

Before I found out about my thyroid cancer I thought I was going through depression - I felt very moody and lethargic, finding myself napping at 9:30am. My wife began to notice these changes and was confused, because I'm normally not the type of person to feel down and tired [...]

By iamjustingray • July 20, 2017

I sing professionally so taking care of my vocal chords is very important to me. I had thyroid cancer and the risk of surgery was very critical for me. I was also concerned about the potential scar on my neck. Both turned out to be fabulous. You can't see the [...]

By lorennah2002 • June 20, 2017

I was seeing my regular doctor, Jan Miyakawa M.D., for other reasons when she noticed a thyroid nodule. She has been my doctor for over 30 years and she is amazing. Because of regular check ups and a good relationship, she was able to notice this right away, She [...]

By mjf • June 15, 2017

You never want to receive a diagnosis of cancer. Like, EVER! It is a terrifying word that can bring your whole universe crashing to a sudden halt. When I received my thyroid cancer diagnosis, I was in the middle of planning a European trip for a bus load of teenagers. [...]

By michelleco76 • June 3, 2017

“It started a familial witch hunt to find family members who have the gene MEN2A,” says Alexandra Cantrell, who has a genetic condition that causes medullary thyroid cancer. “My dad used to work for Samsung Korea, and they do regular PET scans on the entire body. That’s how they [...]

By uclahealth • June 2, 2017

I'm a teacher and have 2 beautiful children who are grown up and self dependent. I had my thyroid removed a few weeks ago because it was found to be cancerous, and I discovered it in an unconventional way. I was in the doctor's office for something else, and the [...]

By rbertell • May 19, 2017

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer when I was 18 and had a complete thyroidectomy at that time. Now I'm 30, and coming back for additional treatment. Throughout everything, I've become quite familiar with the research around the procedures I have gone through and have looked all around the country [...]

By brittany01 • April 27, 2017