Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dressing-up Practices of Post-Mastectomy Women in the Philippines – A Survey

Today, October 29, 2014, I am reviving the survey that I initiated in 2012 on Dressing-up Practices of Post-Mastectomy Women in the Philippines. I made a digital survey form to facilitate. Here is the URL of the form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fy4Qlz6N3DiS71aXN9LzDgJFKVoTBXxtUO48lz3b01U/viewform?usp=send_form Here … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Lily Tolentino – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. LilyTolentino 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 to say thank you to God and … Continue reading

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Co-advocate on Saving Patients from Unnecessary Breast Operations

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – October 14, 2014 (#19)

ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – September 10, 2014 (#19) October 14, 2014, Ms. M. Babac, a 41-year-old female came to me for second opinion after he was advised by another surgeon to have a breast operation.  I examined … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – September 10, 2014 (#18)

ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – September 10, 2014 (#18) September 10, 2014, Ms. B. de los Reyes was referred by her mother-in-law to me for a second opinion.  Ms. B. de los Reyes was already scheduled to have … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor DR – 12 Years in Remission

DR underwent subtotal mastectomy in December 2011 and then axillary dissection in March 2012.  She also underwent 6 cycles of chemotherapy.  I have not seen her for a long time until lately, first week of October 2014, when she came … Continue reading

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Beware of Santol Seed Swallowing Advisory – A Good News – 2014

Last August 24, 2014, in the Philippine Panorama, a Sunday Magazine of the Manila Bulletin, there was this publication on santol seeds with the title of  “Don’t Swallow Those Killer Seeds” written by Nestor Cuartero.  I am happy to see … Continue reading

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