Author Archives: reyojoson

Health Advisories from ROJoson’s Blogs

Objectives: They constitute practical health advisories from Dr. Reynaldo O. Joson: – part of his Education for Health Development in the Philippines project – part of his initiative to empower the Filipino citizenry to take care of their own health … Continue reading

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To cancel or not to cancel ROJoson Medical Clinic; to go or not to go to clinic

July 27, 2017 Question: In the light of bad weather, do I cancel or not cancel my ROJoson Medical Clinic today?  In the light of bad weather, should patients with booked appointment time today go to ROJoson Medical Clinic? This … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s MAR: Nodule appearing on the remaining lobe after subtotal thyroidectomy for papillary carcinoma

Medical Anecdotal Report Date of Medical Observation: July 2017 NARRATION: A 40-plus-year-old female with history of subtotal thyroidectomy (total lobectomy on the right side) 15 years ago for papillary thyroid carcinoma consulted me for a neck mass on the right side.  On … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s MAR: Breast cancer patient dying 13 years after mastectomy

Medical Anecdotal Report Date of Medical Observation: March 2017 NARRATION: Most recently, I encountered a former breast cancer patient of mine (JM) who died 13 years after. She was 62 years old when I operated on her breast cancer in … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s MAR: Breast mass in an 81-year-old Filipino female

Medical Anecdotal Report Date of Medical Observation: July 25, 2017 NARRATION: An 81-year-old Filipino female, a close family friend, called me up by phone on July 24, 2017, arranging for an medical appointment on July 25, 2017.  Over the phone, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Helen Sison – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Helen Sison was 64 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in July 2007.  The histopathology report showed invasive ductal carcinoma 2.4  cm with 2 lymph nodes positive for spread.  She decided to … Continue reading

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Finding the lowest prices on drugs

In the Philippines and in the USA and most probably, in other countries as well, there are websites that promote “finding the lowest prices on drugs.” See samples below. Philippines USA People are concerned with high prices of drugs in … Continue reading

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