Category Archives: Cancer Survivors

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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Colon Cancer Survivor Conrado Rubin – 10 Years in Remission

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
Colon cancer survivor, Conrado Rubin, now 81 years old, currently 10 years in remission. I operated on him 10 years ago (2005) in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center..  He was 71 years old then. …

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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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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Carolina Lagoy – 27 Years in Remission

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
Ms. Carolina Lagoy was 55 years old in 1987 when I operated on her thyroid cancer.  She took thyroid hormones after the operation up to present.  At age 82 years old in 2014, she…

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Tita Buenafe – 11 Years

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In 2003, Ms. Tita Buenafe was 39 years old when she underwent thyroidectomy (total lobectomy) with selective neck dissection for a thyroid papillary carcinoma.  In 2006, she underwent a modified neck dissection for a…

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