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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/9/2014 9:06:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After 9 years of controlled metastatic disease, I failed on Herceptin and was put on a combination of Xeloda and Tykerb. The treatment fortunately has mostly eliminated visible signs of cancer where it spread to my lung and rib. The hand/foot sydrome makes my hands look like I burned them on a hot stove. My feet and toes blister easily on moderate walks, I no longer have fingerprints, and my fin ... Show Full Comment

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
4/30/2014 9:56:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking xeloda for a year and three months. It is working and for that, I am truly grateful. I have dry, cracked, bright red hands and feet, but I can live with that. My hands are ultra sensitive. I do everything, but I use gloves and grips to open things. I feel tired, but it does not stop me. My back bothers me, but I am determined. Some days, I want to have a pity party becaus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
3/21/2014 6:01:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am new to this medication 2nd month, my biggest problem is no energy not sure what I can do

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
2/9/2014 2:59:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Stage 4 breast cancer that spread to bones and liver. Lesions keep expanding, so started xeloda a month ago, 14 days of taking 4 pills, rest a week, then another 14 days... so far so good. However, I developed sever belly pains and started taking morphine. Had good sense to see gastro dr. and he took me off pain killers and gave me muscle relaxant pill and I am normal. I work full time, and have a ... Show Full Comment

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