thyroid cancer

What makes my doctor, Dr. Sharon Kaminker, amazing is that she never gives up on her patients. She has advocated for me in so many different ways, from complaining about a bad experience I had with a specialist who was treating me for thyroid cancer to making sure the medication [...]

By laurens • March 29, 2016

Thyroid cancer radiation treatment comes in the form of a pill. You go into the radiation unit at the hospital, and someone who looks like they’re in a hazmat suit comes into the room, takes these tongs and hands you a pill,” says 33-­year-­old Lauren Shapiro, who discovered she had [...]

By uclahealth • December 11, 2015

Jennifer Marquez has survived not one but two bouts with cancer. Her first diagnosis and treatment for thyroid cancer went smoothly enough. It was the second diagnosis with a rare form of sarcoma that presented a [...]

By uclahealth • October 1, 2012