Category Archives: Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast Cancer Survivor Michelle Gratuito – 10 Years in Remission

Michelle Gratuito, 43 years old April 2010 – modified radical mastectomy We both thank God for this long remission. Permission to post granted to inspire other patients. ROJ@21jan12

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Breast Cancer Survivor Belen Gatdula – 10 Years in Remission

We both thank God for this long remission. Permission gotten to post this to inspire other breast cancer patients. ROJ@20nov15

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Breast Cancer Survivor Nena Raya – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Nena Raya, from Romblon, now 73 years old, underwent modified radical mastectomy done by me on February 2011.  She underwent postoperative chemotherapy and then tamoxifen (up to now).  She consulted on August 1, 2020 via telemedical consultation.  She had … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Zenaida Bumanlag – 20 Years in Remission

July 17, 2020 I received a message requesting for Telemedical Consultation.   A patient from Munoz, Nueva Ecija. I was happy when I video chatted with Ms. Zenaida Bumanlag, 80 years old, who turned out to be a patient whom I … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Rosario Dorado – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Rosario Dorado was 56 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in October 8, 2010.  The tumor size was 2.8 cm. There was one positive node. ERA, PRA, and HER-2-Neu were negative. She … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Florifis Barrameda – 16 Years in Remission

Ms. Florifis Barrameda was 44 years old when I did a wide excision on her breast cancer  (~2 cm) in April 26, 2004 in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center.   In May 16, 2007, I did an axillary dissection because of … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Basilisa Aquino – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Basilisa Aquino was 50 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in January 6, 2010.  Her primary tumor was 1.7 cm in size and nodes were negative.  She did not want any additional … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Lelita Tuazon – 23 Years in Remission

January 28, 2020 I met the daughter of Ms. Lelita Tuazon who told me about her mother.  I operated on her mother in 1990.  I did a modified radical mastectomy.  She refused additional treatment – no chemotherapy no hormonal therapy.  … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Corazon Bermudez – 10 Years in Remission

Corazon Bermudez from Dipolog was 65 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy in 2010 in Manila Doctors Hospital.  Histopath: carcinoma-in-situ, 2.5 cm with negative nodes.  ERA and PRA were positive and HER-2-NEU was equivocal.  She was put … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Johanna Gopaco – 10 Years in Remission

Johanna Gopaco from Palawan underwent modified radical mastectomy in March 11, 2010 in Manila Doctors Hospital. She was 32 years old then.  Histopath: invasive ductal carcinoma with negative nodes. She underwent postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy (6 cycles of CAF) in Palawan.  … Continue reading

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