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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
9/24/2014 2:21:17 AM

Reviewer: Candy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My dad has kidney cancer and has removed his left kidney. he has consumed afinitor 10mg about 7 days. So many side effects happen. sore mouth and sore throat , reddish on face, nose bleeding almost everyday, fatigue, feel tired. Can anyone know / experiencing whether those are normal symthoms of side effects? is it temporary side effects or will occurs as long as we consume the afinitor?

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
12/9/2012 12:13:04 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had my left kidney removed June 2011 and part of my left lung as it had metas. I was on Sutent and very ill and on another drug that did not work. So far this is helping to shrink my tumors in my lungs. The only side effect is a slight cough and some fatigue.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
10/24/2011 12:18:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
wife has been on it for 9 weeks with impressive results after failing on sutent and nearly dying from an allergic reaction to torisel. So far, so very good. She has gotten her life back and even traveled overseas for about three weeks. Causes fatigue and some sore mouth, but Biotene helps with the latter(mouthwash and tooth paste). As always with this disease and its associated medicines, just won ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
10/7/2011 10:56:51 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My father used this drug for 5 months. Nothing happened and it has very very bad side effects I do not recommend using this drug try sth else. Doctor stopped this drug for my father

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
5/2/2011 9:48:53 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
working very well,no side effects as of yet,no signs of cancer in lastchest exray

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