Monthly Archives: November 2012

Group Psychosocial Therapy for Cancer Patients (1999)

Group Psychosocial Therapy for Cancer Patients Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MS Surg Jacqueline I. Joson, MD Ma. Lilibeth R. Tumambing 1999 Abstract This paper contains a description of a mode of group psychosocial therapy for Filipino cancer patients. … Continue reading

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Cancer Crusaders Club: Why I Formed It? (in 1988)

Cancer Crusaders Club: Why I Formed It? Reynaldo O. Joson, MD 1991 In 1988, I formed the Cancer Crusaders Club. There were several reasons why I decided to form this Club. The foremost reason was that I saw the need … Continue reading

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ROJoson and Support Groups in the Philippines

ROJoson and Support Groups in the Philippines What is a support group? Support Group = a group of people with common experiences and concerns who provide emotional and moral support for one another. http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/support%20group What are the support groups that … Continue reading

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Difference between Fibrocystic Breast Changes and Fibroadenoma of the Breast on Operation and Palpation

Difference between Fibrocystic Breast Changes and Fibroadenoma of the Breast on Operation and Palpation Posted on November 21, 2012 Difference between Fibrocystic Breast Changes and Fibroadenoma of the Breast on Operation and Palpation Fibroadenoma is a non-cancerous breast mass while fibrocystic … Continue reading

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Medicine is an inexact science as seen in diagnostic reports

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Pedicure Risks: Ingrown Toenail, Infection, Loss of Nail – BEWARE!

Pedicure Risks: Ingrown Toenail, Infection, Loss of Nail -BEWARE! Swollen big toe after a pedicure. Swollen big toe after a pedicure. Pus upon aspiration using a needle. After aspiration.  Nail detached from bed by the purulent fluid. Whole nail has … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Julieta Grimaldo – 22 Years in Remission

Breast Cancer Survivor Julieta Grimaldo – 22 Years in Remission Posted on November 7, 2012 In 1990, I did a modified radical mastectomy on Ms. Julieta Grimaldo’s right breast cancer.  She was 35 years old then.  She did not receive any … Continue reading

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