Woman diagnosed with cancer after HGTV appearance ‘forever grateful’ for eagle-eyed doc

Woman diagnosed with cancer after HGTV appearance 'forever grateful' for eagle-eyed doc

The North Carolina girl who was identified with most cancers after a physician seen a lump in her neck whereas watching her episode of a actuality TV present stated she feels “extraordinarily blessed.”

Nicole McGuinness, who is ready to go to a surgeon at Duke College on Friday for a session, stated it was her mom’s pal who noticed Dr. Erich Voigt’s publish about her on Fb.

“We had it checked out instantly,” McGuinness, 32, informed Fox Information, referring to the lump on her neck. “I noticed my main care physician that actual day, and had a biopsy final week. Friday the outcomes got here again and I do have papillary thyroid most cancers, however I’m simply so perpetually grateful for Dr. Voigt for catching that, for being vigilant and for reaching out to me.”

McGuinness stated she has already overwhelmed grade four glioblastoma, and was on HGTV’s “Beachfront Cut price Hunt” along with her dad to rejoice the tip of remedy.

Voigt, an ENT in New York, occurred to be watching her episode and seen the lump on her neck. He couldn’t discover her on Fb, so he reached out to his followers and hoped that somebody would join them.


“I really feel like I’ve been blessed by Dr. Voigt and what he noticed on tv,” McGuinness informed Fox Information. “I really feel like all the pieces occurs for a motive and perhaps that is the rationale that I used to be on the HGTV present.”

It’s not the primary time a viewer has helped save an individual’s life whereas watching an HGTV present. In 2013, a registered nurse seen a lump on “Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa’s neck. Ryan Reade contacted the present’s producers and stated the 36-year-old ought to get it checked out. A biopsy revealed the mass to be stage 2 thyroid most cancers. El Moussa has additionally battled testicular most cancers and several other again points.

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