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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    12/27/2014 8:52:46 AM

    Reviewer: Pat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on this drug for 3.5 years. Lumpectomy & radiation followed by Rx. I've had no side affects to mention. This drug was recommended because of my age (66)and type of cancer. Tamoxifin was not a choice for me.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    12/3/2014 4:28:59 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've been on Anastrozole for just 2 months. My joints are killing me and I can barely walk. I go to the dr. next Thursday and I will share with her my pain. It is debilitating to say the least.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    11/24/2014 9:23:03 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My tumor shrank before my lumpmecotomy and I am still taking it.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    10/21/2014 8:13:04 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Couldn't take Tamoxifen, cause of side effects, so had surgery in order to take anastrozloe, side affects of this one is just as bad. Severe headaches,(daily) depression, insomnia, back pain, joint pain, hot flashes, sweating,lymphedema,fractures, cough. just awful, two drugs now, both a nightmare, cancer is easier to live with. Not fair. Not sure it's with it. These drugs.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    10/18/2014 4:21:41 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The joint pain is getting worse all the time. I have only been on the med for 3 months. Headaches, swelling of the hands, can not sleep, weakness, neck pain, confusion, muscle pain. I do not think I can endure for 5 years. The treatment is worse than the stage 1 cancer!

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