Items Tagged ‘tumor’

November 3, 2016

I am searching for a way

By Kathyg46 kathyg46

My story started in May of 2012 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon cancer, so far I have had 3 surgeries to remove tumor in colon 2012, tumor in pelvic area, 2013, resection in right lung 2014. And of course, chemo for life. Current update, is large tumor attached to pelvic bone the size […]

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Tags: Braf mutation, cancer, chemotherapy, colon cancer, lung, medicare, patient stories, radiation, stage 4, stage 4 Colon cancer, tumor

October 26, 2016

Dr. Livhits and the team works as one!

By Peter_LA peter_la

My primary physician is with UCLA and the diagnosis came about because my blood pressure was uncontrollably high. My GP ordered a blood test that showed low potassium levels which was a red flag for high aldersterone. This red flag caused further investigation on the adrenal gland where the aldosterone comes from. The scan showed […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, aldersterone, blood test, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, high blood pressure, low potassium, patient stories, tumor

October 3, 2016

From “A Little Something There” to Adrenalectomy

By herms31 herms31

Blood tests exposed my protein count had doubled in the past year so I was referred to a kidney specialist who identified, “a little something there” from an ultrasound and CT scan. With this news, Dr. Eddie Hu recommended I see Dr. Michael Yeh. It turns out I had a tumor on my adrenal gland […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenalectomy, CT scan, Dr. Eddie Hu, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, kidney specialist, patient stories, protein count, tumor, ultrasound

September 23, 2016

Left Adrenalectomy

By desertpeddler desertpeddler

I was diagnosed with chronic hypertension in 1996. After 20 years of chronic hypertension, I had a stroke in May this year while visiting family in southern California. Dr. Chandrasaker at Eisenhower Hospital diagnosed me with hyperaldosteronism and sent me to Dr. Yeh . Within three hours of calling Dr. Yeh’s office I received a […]

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Tags: chronic hypertension, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, hyperaldoseronism, hyperaldosteronism, laproscopically, MRI, patient stories, tumor