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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
3/14/2014 8:04:03 PM

Reviewer: oaf834, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i had every side effect mentioned, great for working on cancer, horable working on you it's a killer. wound up with chf,copd,more lung trouble. took myself off the drug after 9 sessions. now trying to rehab.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
1/20/2014 9:20:46 PM

Reviewer: clyde, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
8/18/2011 2:45:12 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
3/5/2010 4:31:14 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking taxotere ever 3 weeks for 7 months and the excessive eye tearing and fingernail infections are wearing me down. My CT scans have been coming back "slight improvement". I plan to discuss changing my treatment with my oncologist at my next appointment. I previously had peripheral nueropathy of hands and feet from my first round of chemotherapy so I do not know if tax ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
8/30/2009 12:46:41 PM

Reviewer: punksunnSURVIVOR, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with stage III Pancoats lung tumor. I had been treated with 'Cisplatin' and 'something-16' pre-surgery. After surgery (removed my left upper lung and one lymph node) all apthologies came back negative. My Oncologist then head me do 3 'rounds' of Taxotere "...just to make sure". This is Aug 30, 2009...will have first followup CATscan 1st week in ... Show Full Comment

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