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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    8/2/2011 2:39:30 PM

    Reviewer: 2Qui, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was given three treatments of taxotere and experienced shortness of breath to point where I have suffered an adverse event causing permanent lung damage. I have just over 50% of my lung function left. If you experience shortness of breath to point that you cannot do the things you normally do - insist on getting your lungs examined (via xray or ct scan). Be sure that you are okay. Do not tak ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    3/3/2010 6:36:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Had 7 treatments with Taxotere-no one told me I could permanently lose my hair, but two years after finishing chemo, I have very sparse very thin hair on my scalp, and no body hair, no eyebrows or lashes.I just wish I had been given a choice.There is a sizeable contingent of women around the world who have had the same experience with hair loss and taxotere.Drug company denies it and says it is ra ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    9/10/2009 8:08:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had breast cancer and was treated with Taxatere and Cytoxan IV. Everything seemed to be going fine until the 5th treatment, when 2 days after treatment I got hives. Then I went back for my 6th and last treatment and after approximately 1/3 of the bag had run in I got hives again. They gave me Benadryl IV and I got over it but it was certainly scary at the time. Best advice I can give you whic ... Show Full Comment

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