Category Archives: Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations

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

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, if she wants, she … 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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ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations

Since June 23, 2012, I have a project dubbed as “Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations.”  I have made a registry of patients whom I have saved from unnecessary breast operations.   The main inclusion criterion will be those patients who were previously advised … Continue reading

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