Monthly Archives: June 2018

Cure Sometimes, Relieve Often, Comfort Always

Cure sometimes, relieve often, comfort always Art of medicine Reality in the practice of medicine, physicians can only cure diseases sometimes they offer relieve oftentimes; but they should provide comfort always. I believe in this. I adhere to this aphorism. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Myrna Sismaet – 11 Years in Remission

Eleven years ago (2007), I operated on Myrna Sismaet in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center.  She was 59 years old at that time.  I did a modified radical mastectomy.   She took only tamoxifen for 5 years without other treatment.  She … Continue reading

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Physical Examination, Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Diagnosis of Thyroid Disorder – Part 3 of Physical Examination

Physical Examination and Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Diagnosis of Thyroid Disorder Diagnosis is an end-of-assessment statement on condition of the human body and its part – whether normal or abnormal; if abnormal, what kind of abnormality is suspected. Diagnoses are … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Notes on Terminal Cancer

Terminal Cancer Definition: Cancer that cannot be cured and leads to death. Also called end-stage cancer. An advanced stage of a malignant neoplastic disease with death as the inevitable prognosis.   Early staged cancers Advanced staged cancers Terminal staged cancers   To be continued ROJ@18jun4

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Different Physicians – Different and Same Outcomes of Medical Care

This is a reality. Patients being treated by different physicians will end up with different or the same outcomes of medical care. This reality is illustrated in this slide. ROJ@18jun3 Different Physicians – Different and Same Outcomes

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