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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
6/1/2014 6:10:18 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have just started the treatment with pamidronate. I had very very severe side effects: very high fever, shortness of breath, pain, pain and then some more pain. I ended up in the hospital with high fever. I shall never take it again

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
1/6/2014 9:09:11 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
each time I have had the iv I get diariea and this time I hve had it for 4 days what can I do to stop this side effect

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
4/4/2011 9:53:42 PM

Reviewer: austindeer08, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Along with daily Femara since Dec. 2010, I have been given Aredia {via port infusion]every 4 weeks since Jan. 2011 after being diagnosed with breast cancer and bone mets 5 mos ago. I have experienced no addit'l pain, infections, or problems whatsoever with Aredia. Each month, I am gaining more and more strength, adding weight, which my onocologist attributes to the Femara, not the Aredia. And, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
1/25/2010 7:02:53 PM

Reviewer: Kohkum, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been receiving Pamidronate by IV since Aug. '05 along with Femera to treat breast cancer bone metastases with wonderful results. It appears I've been cancer free for a year now! The only reason I didn't give full marks was because I now have poor veins making it difficult to give me an IV. Don't know if that is related to the Pamidronate or not.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
11/11/2008 12:11:45 PM

Reviewer: Janet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was originally diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. Earlier this year (2008)I found out it spread to my liver and my spine (small tumors). I am currently taking Taxotere (chemo) and Pamidronate. The last PET scan I had showed no signs of cancer! I had a port installed in my chest area to make it easier for me to get the treatments and since Pamidronate is a long term option for me at this ti ... Show Full Comment

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