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    1-5 of 5
    Condition: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    1/17/2016 5:23:49 AM

    Reviewer: gabby, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    The first years were very hard because of the side-effect. I started 8*75mg daily. Had a light stroke after 5 years. After that event things got better. Now only 3*75 mg., I also had radiation therapy twice during the treatment.

    Condition: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    2/21/2014 7:05:22 PM

    Reviewer: 1 lucky mfr, 55-64 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 have MF-patches covering butt, breasts, between legs, R underarm. i took 7 pills for initial dose..though painful and 'icky cancer skin'...at 14 mos on 4 75mg i have Clear skin that looks a lil 'tanned'. drs call it "very pleasing progress"-- i call it a Miracle. i also take fenofibrate 160 to combat the 'higher' triglys. i have a life again. i took pictures of ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    7/31/2012 7:15:00 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    saw a little inprovement at first, about 3 months. Now 5 months into it my CTCL is getting worse.

    Condition: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    2/5/2012 4:49:14 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Started out helping condition for first three months, than condition became very bad.

    Condition: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
    8/17/2010 10:46:40 PM

    Reviewer: schmuck, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    not working well

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