Category Archives: Thyroid Cancer Survivors

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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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Alicia de la Cruz – 13 Years in Remission

Ms. Alicia de la Cruz was 48 years old when I operated on her thyroid cancer, papillary carcinoma.  I did a total thyroidectomy.  She was maintained on thyroid hormones.  She is now 61 years old with no evidence of recurrence … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Tita Buenafe – 11 Years

In 2003, Ms. Tita Buenafe was 39 years old when she underwent thyroidectomy (total lobectomy) with selective neck dissection for a thyroid papillary carcinoma.  In 2006, she underwent a modified neck dissection for a recurrent thyroid carcinoma on her neck. … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Araceli Soria – 17 Years in Remission

Dr. Araceli Soria was 48 years old when I operated on her thyroid carcinoma in Manila Doctors Hospital in 1997.  I did a total thyroidectomy with node dissection. The carcinoma was adherent to the trachea. The histopathology report showed papillary … Continue reading

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Cancer Survivor Registry Update – as of February 21, 2014

  I have updated ROJoson’s Cancer Survivors. https://sites.google.com/site/rojosonscancersurvivors/home I started my Cancer Survivor Registry (containing cancer patients I have treated before, with 10 or more years of remission) in December 23, 2011 to serve as an inspiration to current and future … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Marjorie Acosta – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Marjorie Acosta underwent subtotal thyroidectomy (right thyroid lobectomy) in 2003 when she was 23 years old.  She did not receive any additional treatment after the operation.  Recently, she consulted me.  She has no clinical evidence of recurrence.  She is … Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Ms. Gavina Moscoso – 22 Years of Lifespan after First Operation

Ms. Gavina Moscoso from Antique was a patient of mine for her papillary thyroid carcinoma.  In March, 1984, the first time she consulted me at age 63, I did a total thyroidectomy, wedged resection of the esophagus, resection of the … Continue reading

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