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I went to have my hearing checked and that's when I found out about a nodule in my left thyroid. It was really scary when I first found out. When I came to UCLA, the doctors checked it with an ultrasound and decided to have it removed with surgery. The [...]
By Rob • November 9, 2017
Around 2 years ago, I felt a lump on my neck. During a regular checkup, my doctor recommended that I get an ultrasound, visit a thyroid specialist and receive a biopsy. The biopsy scared me a lot, and unfortunately the results came back cancerous. At the time I didn't know [...]
By Rose • November 7, 2017
On July 4th 2016, my wife and I were driving home from a concert and got into a terrible car accident. We were both injured and were taken to a local hospital. We decided to hire an attorney that recommended that we have MRIs done due to aches and pains [...]
By Stu • November 6, 2017
Both my daughter and I received surgery with Dr. Yeh. I had a parathyroid surgery years ago, and it went very successfully. When we found out that my daughter had thyroid cancer, the decision to [...]
By gfamily • November 4, 2017
I was diagnosed with medullary thyroid cancer in late August and received surgery 5 weeks following the diagnosis. I had been noticing several benign nodules with a previous physician, but he disregarded them and closed the case. Unsatisfied with this conclusion, I remained adamant [...]
By CalOrchid • November 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