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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
3/31/2011 9:10:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this drug since last Oct and have little or no side effects. Had a cancer in my right in 1999 and the kidney was removed. In 2009 I was ct'ed for 8 months until the Pulminologist has the area between my lungs biopsed, showed 3 clear cell lymp nodes and one renal cell cancer. Have been going to MD Anderson for over a year and my last vist (FEB) the doctor said 2 lymp nodes ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
3/17/2011 4:24:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After having a kidney removed Jan of 09. As of April 2010, I now have metastacic renal cell carcinoma to both lungs. I was taking Torisel IV treatments until I developed an out of control infection.Started Votrient in November 2010, am doing very well on it so far.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
11/8/2010 6:29:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medicine for 3 months and feel great with no side effects. Going back to MD Anderson on Dec 5th. Looking for good news. Very optimistic. Thank the Lord.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
9/10/2010 2:24:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am also a diabetic taking glipizide. When taking sutent my sugar increased, when taking afinnator my sugar increased, when I started taking this votrient my sugar decreased. I was taking 10 mg twice a day and now I have backed off to 5 mg daily. When I first started takng Votrient I had to close episodes with low sugar. I've had to back off sugar medication until down to 5 mg daily and h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
8/22/2010 11:30:37 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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