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    Condition: Cancer Involving the Head or Neck
    3/30/2010 12:54:05 PM

    Reviewer: Tom C, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Had cancerous parotid salvia gland removed(10/08) followed by 6 sessions of chemo (Cisplatin and Taxotere). Never got sick, but used Emend & Anzmet the day of treatment. Also took the Emend for two days following. The steriod taken was Decaron. The cancer had spread to the chest and lung and the chemo (11/08-3/09) was successful. Eight months later the cancer returned to the neck, which was ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Head or Neck
    12/1/2009 11:41:30 PM

    Reviewer: nanaja4661, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    this is the nastiest chemo drug there is my doctor told me it would be, and that a couple of weeks i would start getting sick with it 4 hours after my first treatment i started vomiting and did not stop for the next 6 months i lost about 70 pounds during my treatments and as ugly as it was it did save my life i was a stage 4 npc- and i am very lucky to be alive so i have to say i am satisfied with ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Head or Neck
    5/21/2009 3:03:36 PM

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    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    11/04: began 4 treatments with Cisplatin, in conjunction with 40 treatments of IMRT (radiation) for Head/Neck CA (occult tumor). So far no recurrence, but the chemo brain has become a terrible handicap.

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Head or Neck
    1/14/2009 7:15:53 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Cancer Involving the Head or Neck
    9/28/2007 1:46:16 PM

    Reviewer: Ironweed, 75 or over 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:
    Stage three cancer at base of tongue. Now 45 months in remission. Received 62 radiation and 21 hrs of Cisplatin. Wore feedng tube for 14 months. Was tough going for several months but I got through it and feel good so far.

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