Betty Jane recalls her experience undergoing vulvar cancer treatment with Dr. Paul Magtibay.
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A Patient's Vulvar Cancer Treatment Experience The Head of the Department sent me, looked me over and said, “We are going to call in Dr. Magtibay. He is one of our top surgeons and he is going to take care of you”, and when he walked in I knew everything was going to be fine. Dr. Magtibay setup a schedule for me to come to have the procedure within the week, and I went there and of course naturally I was nervous to think what were they going to do with me, but he assured me that everything was going to be just fine and they were going to operate and see how far the cancer had gone and let me know. So, that’s what happened, then the next day he came in my room and he said, “Betty, I have great news for you.” He said, “The cancer – we have taken care of that. However, I think that to be real sure that everything is all right, we should perhaps take out the two lymph nodes – one on the left and one on the right to make sure that there is no more cancer,” and he was so encouraging that this would make it all right that I said, “Yes, let’s do this”. So a week later he took out the two lymph nodes and everything was just proved wonderful.

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