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    Condition: Other
    6/26/2014 9:52:01 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male 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 had a stage 4 melanoma in 2010. I have been on this drug since using it 14 days on and 14 days off. The side effects, for me, have been very mild. I have had no recurring cancer since.

    Condition: Other
    10/3/2011 8:59:36 AM

    Reviewer: sb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Because of low white blood count due to chemotherapy, I was given 300mg of leukine, which put in the hospital for 3 days with severe stomack pains.second time they gave me 500 mg of Leukine several hours I was back in the hosptial with severe back and chest pains. My back felt like I was run over by a tractor trailer and my check felt like a elephant was sitting on my chest and that a knife wa tea ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    8/22/2010 1:20:03 PM

    Reviewer: laquintagal@msn.com, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Second injection put me in the ER with the most intolerable bone pain that it took my breath away. I am back on nuprogen or neulasta when available.

    Condition: Other
    4/9/2009 11:09:57 AM

    Reviewer: Dee, 55-64 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 have been giving my injections 14 days on 14 days off for the treatment of 4th stage malignant melanoma for three years without further progression of the disease.

    Condition: Other
    10/10/2007 10:14:34 PM

    Reviewer: MJmom, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    USe for my 8 year old son for treatment of Crohn's Disease. This was a last resort before surgery and it is working!

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