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Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
10/15/2008 2:11:11 AM

Reviewer: minijean40, 45-54 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:
I was diagnosed with stage 2B HER2NEU positive breast cancer in Aug 2002. I had a lumpectomy and underwent 4 types of chemo including Hepceptin in a clinical trial from Sept thru Jan then eht Herceptin for a full year, then 5 weeks of radiation. Yes, there were side effects: hair loss, bone pain, anemia, fatigue, depression..but I am still here and cancer free SIX years later!!! I feel very BLESSE ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
9/30/2008 8:49:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i was pleased with the overall effectivness of this drug.

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
7/11/2008 5:56:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on weekly Taxol/Herceptin for 12 weeks and am now on a regimen of Herceptin every 3 weeks for the remainder of a year. I have a lot of pain (compounded by Fibromyalgia) and fatigue hits unexpectedly but considering the chemo I've been on and radiation treatment (33) - that's not unusual. My 1st mammogram/ultrasound since diagnosis was clear - so I'm very hopeful that this drug is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
6/29/2008 4:26:20 AM

Reviewer: jw, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Herceptin since Aug of 2007. I feel confident that it is going to work for me and the side effects are worth it. I have experieced fatique,weight gain and overall soreness in my legs. These could also be from chemo that I finished in December. Can't wait to put all of this behind me!

Condition: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
6/18/2008 7:10:56 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

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