Items Tagged ‘vocal chords’

June 20, 2017

Depending on your voice and thyroid cancer risks

By lorennah2002 lorennah2002

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 scar and I am regaining […]

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Tags: cancer, patient stories, professional singer, sing, surgery for thyroid cancer, telecommunications, thyroid cancer, vocal chords


August 3, 2016

My Story

By uclahealth uclahealth

This story was submitted by an anonymous patient. MY STORY: I’m a 51 year old mother, business owner and speaker. During a check up for something unrelated, my primary doctor found a thyroid nodule. I had a scan, a needle biopsy and then got the call that brings you to your knees. I had thyroid […]

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Tags: anesthesiologist, cancer, Dr. Christiaan Schiepers, Dr. Hong, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Stephanie Smooke Praw, endocrine, endocrine surgery, endocrinologist, low iodine diet, needle biopsy, nuclear medicine