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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    8/8/2016 5:29:29 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Lost all my hair almost immediately, and am now (even 3 months after chemotherapy finished) losing my nails. Taxotere caused my nail beds to turn black and as that portion grows off, my nails are coming off. Hair is slow to grow back and is coming back in different texture. Overall, I tolerated this drug really well. NO unexpected side effects.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    6/18/2014 2:37:46 PM

    Reviewer: Memeforbabies, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had my 1st TCH on 6/11/14. Within 12 hours, I was in excruciating pain from lower back to knees. The pain lasted 3 days. On day 6, my infusion arm started turning red and itching. Day 7, I have a rash on my infusion hand/wrist that is red and itchy. My mouth and tongue are swollen and I have sores on the sides of my tongue. I have 5 more rounds to go. I am meeting with my Oncologist before my ne ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    3/4/2014 2:44:55 AM

    Reviewer: Dee, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with her2 breast cancer six months ago that did not spread. Took one dose of taxoterre, carboplatin,, neolastica,, Herceptin,perjeta. Body was trashed: bone pain, severe back pain, rash, gerd, mouth sores, hair loss, severe diarrhea.. I requested new plan, so had taxol weekly (10 mg) with added Herceptin and perjeta every twenty one days. Three months later tumor is gone. Now facing radi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/1/2012 10:40:53 PM

    Reviewer: cans, 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

    Comment:
    2003 is when I was treated with this drug. I had an allergic reaction in which my feet burned like I walked on hot coals. I could not walk and soon layers and layers of the skin peeled off and lost toenails and finger nails and all the skin on my hands. Ever since I have had severe nerve damage. I do not have active cancer however. They did switch me to Taxol to finish my treatments.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    9/11/2011 7:23:41 PM

    Reviewer: Nissi, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took Taxotere 20mgs once every 3 weeks as part of my chemotherapy for Stage 2 HER-2 positive invasive ductal carsinoma (breast cancer). During my second infusion I had a terrible reaction. A sharp pain ran from the nape of my neck down my spine and out to all my limbs. I was paralyzed by the pain and called out for help. Oncology nurses ran over and said that I had a reaction to the Taxotere and ... Show Full Comment

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