Category Archives: Cancer Survivors

Colon Cancer Survivor Lilibeth Reyes – 13 Years in Remission

Ms. Lilibeth Reyes was 49 years old when she was diagnosed to have sigmoid colon cancer.  I operated on her in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center in July 2006.  Histopath showed adenocarcinoma with negative nodes.  Postoperatively, she did not receive … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor FT – 10 Years in Remission

FT underwent modified radical mastectomy in January 2009.  She was 60 years old then.  She had tamoxifen for 5 years.  She is now 10 years in remission and enjoying her life.  She is now 70 years old.  She does not … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Alvaran – 12 Years in Remission

Ms. Alvaran underwent modified radical mastectomy in 2007 by another surgeon.  She came to me thereafter for opinion whether she needed chemotherapy which was being recommended by a medical oncologist.  I presented to her all the different options and pros … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Sharon Belveder – 11 Years in Remission

2018 May 2 Eleven years ago (2007), I operated on Sharon Belveder in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center.  I did a partial mastectomy with axillary dissection.  The axillary lymph nodes were negative for metastasis.  She did not have any additional … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Maria Buella – 26 Years in Remission

Today, I was surprised to see a former patient of yesteryears.   She had not seen me for a long time.  She came all the way from Samar to have a check-up with me for her swollen leg. Then, Maria Buella, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Maxima Bernardino – 18 Years in Remission

In 2013, I posted this already in my ROJoson’s Cancer Survivors Registry. https://sites.google.com/site/rojosonscancersurvivors/breast-cancer-survivors-10-20-years-page1 At that time, I did not have a picture of Ms. Maxima Bernardino.  October 16, 2017, I was supplied a picture by the daughters who wanted it … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Ester Santos – 13 Years in Remission

Ms. Ester Santos was 61 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in 2004.   She took Tamoxifen postoperatively.  She is now 74 years old, 13 years in remission.  We both thank God for this … Continue reading

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