Monthly Archives: April 2013

Indurations on Scars of Operations for Breast Cancer

This patient has a history of an operation for breast cancer 23 years ago. A focal induration or thickening was noted on the scar (as shown in the picture) 2 years ago. A local recurrence of the breast cancer was … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Teodora Punzalan – 25 Years in Remission

Ms. Teodora Punzalan was 48 years old in 1988 when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in Manila Doctors Hospital.  The histopathologic result showed invasive ductal carcinoma with nodes negative for metastasis or spread.  She did … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Madonna Recalde – 14 Years in Remission

Ms. Madonna Recalde was 45 years old in 1999 when I did a subtotal mastectomy (wide excision) of her breast cancer (2cm – invasive ductal carcinoma) in Manila Doctors Hospital.  She did not receive any additional postoperative treatment.  At age … Continue reading

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Complications of Plaster Use

Beware of complications of plaster use. Be selective in its usage. If used, not tight on the skin!  Remove as early as possible! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Don’t let the plaster and dressing stay long!

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – April 13, 2013 (#16)

April 13, 2013,  Ms. G. Radan, a 40-year-old female, came to my clinic accompanied by her sister, a former staff of Manila Doctors Hospital, for a breast consultation.  The patient was initially very anxious as she was told to have … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Ester Quiazon – 27 Years in Remission

Ms. Ester Quiazon, from Angeles City, was 35 years old when I operated on her breast cancer.  I did a modified radical mastectomy on her in Manila Doctors Hospital in 1986.  After the operation, I administered 6 cycles of chemotherapy.  … Continue reading

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A Physician’s Prayer

A Physician’s Prayer   Lord of Life, I pray YOU light my mind To know the remedies for my patient’s illness, And touch my heart To feel compassion for their sufferings.   When I stretch out my hand To treat … Continue reading

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Redness over the Arm and Chest Area After a Breast Cancer Operation

Redness over the Arm and Chest Area After a Breast Cancer Operation What is it? How to Prevent? What is the Treatment? Reynaldo O. Joson, MD April 7, 2013 With additional pictures on July 1, 2019 If a patient develops … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Lucila Decena – 23 Years in Remission

Breast Cancer Survivor Lucila Decena – 23 Years in Remission Ms. Lucila Decena was 52 years old in 1989 when she was operated by me in Manila Doctors Hospital.  I did a modified radical mastectomy on one of her breasts and … Continue reading

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