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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Torisel IV.

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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
2/4/2009 11:19:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have metastatic recal cell carcinoma Sutent & Nexavar did nothing. Torisel was easy use and significantly reduced my tumors after 8 treatments. Then it stopped working. Over the next few months of treatment the tumors in lungs did not change while those in my abdomen & liver increased in size.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
2/2/2009 7:02:50 PM

Reviewer: unlucky1, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
so far so good, have metatastic renal cell tried nexavar, didnt work now on torisel for 6 months tumors are stable, no growth or new ones, i pray this keeps working. my worst side effect is being extremely tired after the pre med of benedryl.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
12/4/2008 1:46:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ihave had 9 treatments with this drug. The only side effect that I have noticed is taste change. My last CT scan showed no change in the size of my cancer.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
2/6/2008 2:19:16 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Three years I had one kidney removed because of malignancy. Period CT scans afterward were clear; however, recently a new tumor was discovered, metastasized renal cell carcinoma. Started on Sutent but it had a dangerous effect on heart function. Switched to Torisel and have been on it 3 months now. Tumor has not grown and the active area has reduced slightly. Side effects are not a problem co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
12/31/2007 8:58:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Torisel for two months with minimal side effects. My CT scan showed my tumors had not grown.

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