Category Archives: Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations

Macrocyst of the breast to be treated with needle aspiration, not excision

Posted on September 2, 2017 by reyojoson ROJoson’s Medical Anecdotal Report Date of Observation: September 2, 2017 A 34-year-old female with a 4-cm macrocyst (big cyst) on the left breast (diagnosed by physical examination and ultrasound) was told by a surgical oncologist that, … Continue reading

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Patient saved from unnecessary operation – SonitaB – March 2018

A 47-year-old female consulted me in March 2018 with concerns of lymph nodes and breast ultrasound report of BIRADS 4B – moderate suspicion for malignancy. When I saw the patient and asked her what was her main concern, she said … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations (#44)

A.Y., a 58-year-old female had a screening breast ultrasound done in Healthcare Center 1. The report showed BIRADS 4C (moderate suspicion for malignancy) on a “breast mass” on the left side.  Clinically, there was no palpable dominant breast mass.  Mammography … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations (#43)

Rkoh, a 58-year-old male, came to me in October 2017 for a second opinion on his ultrasound report which stated a right breast mass with suspicious for malignancy. When I did a physical examination on his breast, I did not … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations (#42)

C. Casimilo, a 34-year-old female, came to me on August 2017, for a second opinion.  She was recommended to have excision of a 4–cm macrocyst seen on ultrasound.  I just did a needle aspiration.  I obtained 16 cc of serous … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations

A. Ocampo in 1995 was supposed to be operated for a breast mass by another surgeon. She was 47 years old then.  I just aspirated her macrocyst.  No need for an operation. I reaspirated in 1996 and 1999.  As of … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – 1985 (#31)

Ms. R. Escudero was 36 years old when after a series of repeated operations by another surgeon went to see me for a second opinion on a breast mass which was scheduled by the same surgeon for another operation.  What … Continue reading

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