Category Archives: Cancer Survivors

Breast Cancer Survivor Carol Valenzuela – 14 Years in Remission

Ms. Carol Valenzuela was 34 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in September 14, 2002.  She received no additional treatment.  She is now 48 years old.  Most recently, she came to see me … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Cynthia Colle – 11 Years in Remission

Ms. Cynthia Colle was 45 years old when she underwent total thyroidectomy.  She had multiple colloid adenomatous goiter with a small focus of papillary carcinoma.I just maintained her on thyroid replacement and suppressive therapy.  Then, symptom- and sign-surveillance (basically physical examination). … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Anna Marie Cruz – 10 Years in Remission

Dr. Anna Marie Cruz, a pediatrician, was 40 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in February 8, 2007.  She received chemotherapy postoperatively.  She came to see me on February 9, 2017 to proudly … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor N. Arbis – 11 Years in Remission

Ms. N. Arbis was 44 years old in 2005 when she underwent subtotal thyroidectomy, right, at Manila Doctors Hospital.  The histopathology report showed papillary thyroid carcinoma.  In 2006, neck nodes were seen on the right side.  A selective neck dissection … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor MJ Angelias – 10 Years in Remission

MJ Angelias was 46 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer.  She received chemotherapy postoperatively.  She is now 10 years in remission.  We both thank God for this long remission.  

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Breast Cancer Survivor Estrellita Santos – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Estrellita Santos was 55 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her breast cancer in Manila Doctors Hospital in January 25, 2006.  She did not receive any additional postoperative treatment.  She is now 65 years old … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Agnes Rivera – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Agnes Rivera was 38 years old when I operated on her breast cancer.  I did a wide excision.  She was one of those rare patients with multiple macrocysts associated with breast cancer.   She is now 48 years old … Continue reading

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