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Posted on: March 23, 2017

For #FanGirlFriday, we interviewed THANC’s current surgical fellow, Ansley Roche, MD. Ansley Roche, MD How did you get into medicine? In high school, I had this great AP Biology teacher who cared and really saw the wonder in the everyday—it was infectious. I ended up doing well in the class, so I began searching for […]

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

For #FanGirlFriday, we interviewed Nurse Care Technician (NCT), Donna Joyner, a vital player in showing our patients the best care and treatment. Donna Joyner, NCT Why did you decide to pursue becoming an NCT? Dealing with people and patients is rewarding, and I like making a difference in people’s lives. So, I thought, if I […]

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

On this #WomenCrushWednesday we interviewed THANC’s speech pathologists Cindy Ganz, SLP and Cathy Lazarus, PhD. The research they do is key to fulfilling part of our mission. Left to right: Cathy Lazarus, PhD and Cindy Ganz, SLP. What drew you to speech pathology? CG: I met this one woman who is a child language specialist and she […]

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

  Functional Assessments Since inception of the Thyroid Head and Neck Research Center (THNRC) in November, 2009, 1,031 patients have agreed to participate in THANC studies. In addition, 1,670 functional assessments of voice, speech, tongue function, swallowing and quality of life have been conducted. Patients have been seen both pre- and post-treatment and patients have […]

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