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    Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
    10/2/2009 10:55:26 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took this drug for 6 days and had a heart attack. Had to have a sthent put in. They told me the drug caused a blood clot.

    Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
    9/30/2009 5:20:34 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Ihave been on and off for nearly 3 years. It has been wonderful except for the hand/foot syndrome and upset stomach. I had a clear scan 6 months ago but now cancer is active again in my spine so another 6 months of Xeloda. Sure beats any other chemo I have had regarding side effects.

    Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
    9/1/2009 8:52:38 PM

    Reviewer: pepsi5603, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    only had one day with upset tummy.

    Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
    7/28/2009 2:57:24 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have tolerated xeloda fairly well. Each cycle causes hand and foot syndrome which is very painful at times I use lotion and cream on my hands and feet. This relieves the burining sensation, I also use ice to cool my feet.

    Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
    7/27/2009 8:59:15 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Have been on Xeloda for 3 months with 2 brief breaks. Looking at another 4 months of use. Each cycle (4 pills twice a day) of 2 weeks on and 1 week offf, the side effects hit earlier and harder. Mostly feet are cracked and painful -- like walking on broken glass. Tons of cremes help a little, but most stop working after a cycle. However, it's all worth it -- my tumors are shrunk by 2/3 ar ... Show Full Comment

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