Category Archives: Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast Cancer Survivor Carmelita Brillo – 17 Years in Remission and Her Good-luck Dress

Ms. Carmelita Brillo considers her red polka-dress good luck.  Every time she comes to me for a check-up of her breast cancer, she always wear this same red polka-dress. Below is a picture taken on December 8, 2015. Here is the … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Modesta Holgado – 29 Years in Remission

Ms. Modesta Holgado was 55 years old in 1986 when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her left breast cancer.  She received adjuvant chemotherapy.  Today, November 14, 2015, she visited me in my clinic before she goes back to … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Delia Castaneda – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Delia Castaneda was 51 years old (in 2005) when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer.  The tumor size was 2 cm. There were no nodes. Histopath result showed lobular carcinoma.  She did not receive any … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Elvira Bautista – 16 Years in Remission

Ms. Elvira Bautista had a breast cancer 16 years ago for which I did a modified radical mastectomy.  She did not receive any postoperative adjuvant treatment.  Recently, she developed another cancer on the opposite breast for which I also did … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Ana Juanillo – 25 Years in Remission

Ms. Ana Juanillo was 40 years old in 1990 when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in the Philippine General Hospital.  There was no postoperative adjuvant treatment whatsoever.   She is now 65 years old. She is … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Richilda Durano – 10 Years in Remission

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
Ms. Richilda Durano from Cotabato City had a breast cancer for which I did a modified radical mastectomy in March 13, 2004 in Manila Doctors Hospital.    Breast cancer mass was 3 cm and…

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Breast Cancer Survivor Lily Tolentino – 10 Years in Remission

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
Ms. Lilia Tolentino underwent modified radical mastectomy for her breast cancer on October 27, 2004.  October 27, 2014 marks her 10th year in remission and she went to St. Jude Church on that day…

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