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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
2/9/2009 10:04:34 AM

Reviewer: bucsbabe747, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm on my 8th treatment of Taxol, and it makes my bones ache to the point to where I have to go to Pain Management. My hair is falling out also. It keeps me down about four days out of the week. I take it via a port in my chest, I go once a week,and I only have four more treatments to go.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/9/2009 7:03:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just finished chemo treatment. I found this drug so difficult to tollerate. I have been off the chemo for a month and my hands and feet remain numb and burn. Also my legs hurt terrible. It was a bad experience. I do not see how anyone could take this and work. Good luck to all who take this drug.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
9/3/2008 11:33:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used this for breast ca. that had reoccurred after only 12 months. It made me horribly ill, anorexic, nausea, severe fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, severe Chemo Brain. No one told me about the last 2. Its been 2 years and I still suffer nightly with the peripheral neuropathy, and do still have some cognitive difficulties, including making simple decisions. I also could not work for over a year ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/6/2008 8:47:16 AM

Reviewer: reed, 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:
This drug has made me so very sick the means does not justify the ends I ended all of the drugs in this family of taxol for my cancer treatments I have never felt so sick and had so many side effects.Signed sick and tired

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
12/25/2007 6:46:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I experienced bone crushing pain all over. Most severe in knees, feet and ankles, but mildly in arms, neck and hands. Numbness in hands and fingers. Needed daily naps! Confusion, would get lost driving or suddenly forget how to drive. Could not work due to memory loss and lack of focus and concentration

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