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Q1 at 42:47: My doctor said they only remove about 20% of paragangliomas now and prefer to just watch them, can you give your thoughts on this?
Q2 at 44:10: Can you please discuss how UCLA and your center have modified your operations because of COVID-19?
Q3 at 47:13: My surgeon said it was unlikely that all of my tumor can be removed, but referred to debulking, can you please explain.
Q4 at 49:45: Are there any situations where biopsy of a tumor is ok?
Q5 at 51:10: I am eight months out from surgery and still have symptoms, when will they go away?
Q6 at 52:25: My son inherited SDHA from his father who had malignant corridor para which he inherited from his mother, will my son have it worse than his father?
Q7 at 53:15: I am taking octreotide shots once a month, I am awaiting PRRT therapy. What does octreotide do?
Q8 at 55:27: Any special approaches for anesthesia to preserve remaining nerve function for prior laryngeal nerve damage during intubation?
Q9 at 57:23: I have SDHB mutation and had a bladder para removed and now had a tiny left side pheo and what is the minimum size of a tumor for pheo?