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Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
8/14/2012 4:05:16 PM

Reviewer: luLu, 55-64 Female 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:
I had early stage breast cancer HER positive. I had a lumpectomy and mammosite radiation. I'm also on Arimidex. I had Herceptin every three weeks for one year. I am one of the few who have had Herceptin alone - no chemo. I did have the drippy nose and still have thin, splitting and breaking finger nails. Otherwise, no problems. I was diagnosed in Nov 2010. So far, so good.

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
6/11/2012 7:17:54 PM

Reviewer: jill, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am frustrated because of the many women who have indicated abdominal weight gain and muscle cramps, yet manufacturer and doctors refuse to accept them.

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
5/6/2012 10:24:01 PM

Reviewer: nb506, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Herceptin since my diagnosis in 2007. Supposed to be open-ended. So far, so good...no sign of recurring cancer at all.

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
4/27/2012 8:44:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with HER2+ Overexpressive Breast Cancer in July of 2011, Bilateral Mastectomy September 2011, 5 rounds of chemo and herceptin starting October 20ll, 5 months of Herceptin left...Herceptin is a walk in the park compared to the Chemo...Swollen ankles, runny nose, achy muscles, shortness of breath at times and fatigue...

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
4/24/2012 11:27:48 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 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:
No problems at all. receive IV every 3 weeks for breast cancer

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