Monthly Archives: August 2012

Breast Cancer Survivor Judy Ang – 13 Years in Remission

Ms. Judy Ang was 46 years old in 1999 when I did a partial mastectomy on her breast cancer (invasive ductal carcinoma). She did not receive any postoperative adjuvant treatment.  In February, 2012,  I did a modified radical mastectomy for … Continue reading

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Buto ng santol nakamamatay!

Part of the Department of Surgery of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center’s Social Responsibility Program – Public Health Education in Tabloids

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“Quotang-quota na ako!” – Jesse Robredo

Q: Do you have any regrets that he (Jesse Robredo) went to DILG? Leni: None. I know he lived a full life. He fulfilled all his dreams. Just last Sunday, the one before this Sunday, we were having a talk. … Continue reading

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“What is fated is what will happen.” Jesse Robredo

“What is fated is what will happen.” I agree with Jesse Robredo. This is a reality that I have come to accept as I witness life events in and out of my profession as a medical doctor. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/256594/that-first-night-i-knew-he-was-gone-robredos-wife That first … Continue reading

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Medical Emergencies in an Ambulatory Medical Clinic – A Preparedness and Response Plan

Medical Emergencies in an Ambulatory Medical Clinic – A Preparedness and Response Plan Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg August 27, 2012 Last August 9, 2012, I received a text from Dr. Pinky B.  The text reads: I … Continue reading

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One santol seed is enough to perforate your intestine and make you spend about P400,000 in a private hospital treatment!

One santol seed is enough to perforate your intestine and make you spend about P400,000.00 in a private hospital treatment! Yesterday, August 25, 2012, I was told by a surgeon-colleague (GC) that he recently had a 54-year-old male patient whom … Continue reading

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Batakan ng Utak – Philippine College of Surgeons Metro Manila Chapter – August 25, 2012

With OMMC Surgery residents in the Bayanihan Hall of Unilab, August 25, 2012 – Jesse, Jenny, Glenn, Princess, Sheena, and Oni.  Ariel Celzo was not included in the picture but he was there.  The team was able to enter the … Continue reading

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