Let me first congratulate Palace spokesperson Cerge Remonde for admitting that indeed, doctors at the Asian Medical Hospital found cysts in Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's breasts and groin. Remonde admitted this much in a press conference today at the palace.
Remonde said that doctors found the cysts during an MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedure at the Asian Hospital.
When Mrs. Arroyo checked herself in the hospital, she underwent an MRI and found lumps in her breasts and groin. Asian Hospital, in a statement, said that these lumps or cysts were benign. A classmate of mine who works in the hospital said that the cysts were caused by leaking silicone breast implants. This confirms what Jarius Bondoc wrote that those implants were inserted into the breasts of Mrs. Arroyo in a breast augmentation procedure done in the late 80's.
What Mrs. Arroyo underwent was called breast reduction surgery. The lumps or cysts meanwhile, were taken out through laser surgery. The cysts found in her groin are scheduled for operation next week, according to sources in Malacanang.
That's the way to go. At last, Malacanang did the right thing in addressing issues such as this in the fastest way possible.