Monthly Archives: June 2017

Breast Cancer Survivor Febe Hipos – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Febe Hipos was 55 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in June 13, 2007.  The histopathology report showed invasive ductal carcinoma (3 cm) with 9 positive nodes.  Her ERA, PRA, and HER-2-NEU … Continue reading

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Importance of Keeping Old Medical Records

It is important that patients keep a copy of their medical records. One importance is illustrated in this case. For one reason or another, my clinic records of a patient got lost.  I asked the patient to bring her copies … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Carmelita Brillo – 19 Years in Remission

In 2011, I wrote and posted in my blog: Breast Cancer Survivor Carmelita Brillo – 13 Years in Remission Posted on October 2, 2011 by reyojoson Breast Cancer Survivor Carmelita Brillo – 13 Years in Remission by Reynaldo O Joson on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Lunge as an effective remedy to plantar and ankle stiffness and inflammation

A lunge can refer to any position of the human body where one leg is positioned forward with knee bent and foot flat on the ground while the other leg is positioned behind.I used the word “genuflection” for laypeople to … Continue reading

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Scars after Mastectomy

Different outcomes in the scars after a mastectomy. Beautiful Scars Beautiful in the sense there is a fine incision scar; there is no widening of the scar; there is no hypertrophy (thickening) of scar; and there is no keloid.   … Continue reading

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Importance of Doing Monthly Breast Self-Examination

Monthly Reminder! Once you discover anything unusual, particularly a dominant mass, consult a breast specialist right away. The breast specialist will do a clinical breast examination and give you a diagnosis. He may order some diagnostic tests if needed. Don’t … Continue reading

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