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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
4/1/2015 9:27:06 AM

Reviewer: Stella, 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

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I had breast cancer in 2000 which had spread to my spine in one of my vertebrae. I was prescribed Xeloda by my oncologist. Despite the severe side effects of hands and feet going red, blisters in my mouth and skin disorders, the oncologist insisted on this drug. I decided to terminate the use within 11 weeks. I am now experiencing numbness in both my hands, swelling and stiffness in all the joints ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
3/17/2015 12:44:14 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Misdiagnosed as "cured" after mastectomy 8-2011. I had no chemo or radiation. Cancer came back in neck lymph node and under arm in mastectomy side. I was put on Xeloda in July 2013 and have been on 2000/day 2 weeks on, 1 off since. Neck lymph node gone, and other tumors drastically decreased. I want to let all on Xeloda with hand/foot syndrome with bleeding sores on feet to try/use T ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/16/2015 12:46:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
1-16-2015. I have been on Xeloda for one year and despite the hand/foot issues, my CA 27-29 numbers have dropped from 89 to 13. Breast cancer in 6-2007, now three tumors in liver 1-2014. Tumors reduced by 40%. I am pleased with the results and pray all remains the same.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/6/2014 3:37:33 PM

Reviewer: val, 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:
It wasn't that bad the only thing was decoloration of my feet and hands....they turn very dark... other than that I tolerated.. better than the other chemo I took.. yuck...

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/28/2013 8:53:42 AM

Reviewer: I'maSurvivor, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've had breast cancer since 1990, recurrence in 1996, then in 2007 recurrence in my lung, 2010 in spine. I've been on Xeloda for a little over a year now. Started at a much higher dose, but am now down to 1650 MG daily for one week, off the next week. Hand/foot syndrome was very painful and now is manageable on the lower dosage. I have tendon cramping with Xeloda, but not as bad as with ... Show Full Comment

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