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    Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    9/26/2010 12:11:15 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male 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:
    gleevec restored my wbc to normal range after 3 weeks of 1xday treatment

    Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    9/13/2010 10:21:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Diagnosed in the chronic stage & have been taking it for only 2 months. The wbc went to normal range i week before end of the 2 month period. Side effects almost zero, just slight facial puffiness below eyes and infrequent but slight diarrhea. Am grateful for the "miracle" pill and honor those who work so hard in these fields.

    Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    8/9/2010 12:50:05 PM

    Reviewer: grateful patient, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been using Gleevec @400 for four years. Lots of side effects, including watery eyes and weight gain. But the weight gain is because of the amount of food we need to take before the medication to avoid the nausea and the vomiting. Eventually you'll overcome most of the side effects. Thanking God and Dr. Druker every single day.

    Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    5/29/2010 10:17:51 AM

    Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Makes me very ill. This treatment is outragously expensive? Without Insurance I would be dead because I couln't afford treatment.

    Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    5/16/2010 11:12:54 PM

    Reviewer: Glenda, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This miracle drug has kept me alive since I was dignosed in 2003. I probably had every side effect that was listed when I first started taking this drug. I still have major bone and muscle pain and sometimes it still makes me very sick at my stomach. It seems to help if I take it right before I got to bed at night.

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