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    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    4/2/2016 8:10:23 PM

    Reviewer: turk, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been on letrozole less than a month and so far I'm more than pleased with no side effects. I had muscle pain throughout chemo and it is getting less and less. My oncologist was concerned that I already had muscle pain but we agreed to try it. I've been doing leg stretches and I'm getting fantastic results. I've hiked everyday after surgery, up and down hills and it' ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    4/1/2016 6:42:33 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been taking Letrozole for about 10 months and I would say I don't really know how effective it is, the cancer doesn't seem to have come back but then would it have if I had not been on Letrozole? I am experiencing muscle

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    2/17/2016 3:12:29 PM

    Reviewer: Majud, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on Letrozole for almost 2 years, and yes the side effects are like the ones described below: joint/ muscle pain, back and neck pain, weight gain and shadding more like my dog. If I seat for too long, it is hard to get back and walk again. I have to slowly move my legs to get back in my feet. I feel like I am a 80 year old lady and I am only half. I have to keep moving and the pain ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    12/9/2015 6:42:54 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    dissatisfied, muscle weaknees, energy drained, weight gain, night sweats,

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    11/24/2015 10:56:25 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Terrible 10lbs in three months weight gain trigger finger severe pain when fingers cramp and toes. I had neuropathy during my chemo treatment towards the end but it got worse while taking this drug. shortness of breath has gotten worse. I now have pneumonia and can hardly breath. Tingling and weakness in my arms. Mood changes. Fatigue which is terrible lack of energy. Depression. I have stopped th ... Show Full Comment

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