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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

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/11/2009 11:31:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My cycle has changed from 4 tablets twice per day for 2 weeks to 1 week on, one week off. This has helped the hand and foot syndrome from being so painful. I have lost my finger prints, but crime free! I combine this medicine with Femara once pe day, and all tests are within the acceptable range after 4 months on Xeloda. I feel it is helping me,stiff muscles being the biggest challenge.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
4/2/2009 6:27:29 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
3/2/2009 5:15:38 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/20/2009 8:35:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Origninally diagnosed with Breast Cancer stage 2 I received the normal chemo but found out 1 year later that it had spread to my liver. After receiving carbo, as an IV chemo it blasted away the left side of the liver and although it saved my life the side affects were awful. Now taking Xeloda 500 mg/day 2 in the am and 2 in the pm, I have quality of life. CA27-29 has dropped but after being on ... Show Full Comment

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