Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sharing in MDH Cancer Crusaders Club – Elna Perfas – December 14, 2014

MY STORY Good morning, fellow crusaders please allow me to share my story with you. I am Elna Villalva Perfas, and I am working in a Freight Forwarding Company. My journey begins on November 2011, meron po akong nakapang bukol … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Speech – MDH Cancer Crusaders Club – December 14, 2014

ROJoson’s Speech – MDH Cancer Crusaders Club – December 14, 2014 Happy 27th Anniversary to the MDH Cancer Crusaders Club. Happy 27th Anniversary to you, the members, and to the organizers, led by Dr. Elsie Dancel and Ms. Beth Tumambing. … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Carolina Lagoy – 27 Years in Remission

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 is now 27 years in remission. … Continue reading

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Lymphoma of the Thyroid Gland

Lymphoma of the thyroid gland is not common, not common to the extent that it can be considered rare (at least based on my experience in the Philippines). Non-Hodgkin’s Lyphoma (large cell type) is the most common type of lymphoma … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Mercy Redona – 14 Years in Remission

Ms. Mercy Redona was 57 years old in 2000 when I operated on her breast cancer – modified radical mastectomy.  She received 6 cycles of chemotherapy (CMF) because of 6 positive axillary nodes.  She had local recurrence 9 years after … Continue reading

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ROJOSON’s Lectures – 2014 (Registry as of December 5, 2014)

ROJOSON’s Lectures – 2014 Target: 12 ROJOSON’s Lectures – 2014 Target: 12 Date Title Participants Place 1 February 5, 2014 Advices from a Retiring UP Manila Professor UP-PGH Testimonial Dinner for ROJoson Bayleaf Hotel 2 February 7, 2014 Welcome Address, … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Tita Buenafe – 11 Years

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 recurrent thyroid carcinoma on her neck. … Continue reading

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