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    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
    2/25/2018 6:39:18 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    3 years ago DCIS stage 1, mastectomy on right side. Told I would need to take Letrozole for 5 maybe 10 years so that the cancer would not return. Since my oncotype score was 9 with low chance of reoccurrence, no chemo. I took Letrozole daily for 3 years and worked through the many side effects. In January of this year they found breast cancer in my left breast, and although caught early, very agg ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
    9/30/2017 8:48:03 PM

    Reviewer: Latiefa, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Have been on Femara (Letraxole) for more than 12 months. Experiencing hot flushes, hair loss and extreme weight loss, loss of appetite - I am thin anyway so very concerned about this. I have noticed from the comments, no one experienced this. Fortunately no aches or pain.

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
    3/23/2016 7:14:29 AM

    Reviewer: D.J., 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was on Arimidex, but joint pain was severe. I was switched to Letrozole. I was good for about 2 months, then joint pain, fatigue, hot flashes, poor sleep, my cholesterol is up. I will be speaking to my oncologist again. I don't want to complain, but my quality of life is suffering. I will stick it out if need be, in hopes that cancer never returns.

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
    2/21/2016 7:49:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Only on the drug for 4 months following chemo and a mastectomy. Side effects didn't start for about 6 weeks into taking the drug. So far I have had interrupted sleep, knee, hand, and foot aches. Also, what I call malaise, my get up and go has gone. But, if I keep moving, the pain eases, naps help with the interrupted sleep, and I push myself to do things and get out of the house and the ma ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
    1/5/2015 4:52:44 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been taking Femara for 4 months and it has put me through Hell. I had HER2 receptive breast cancer, lumpectomy, chemo, radiation and Herceptin treatments. Now on Femara which is worse than all the surgery and treatments following surgery. I can't sleep at night, have severe pains in the joints of my legs and back, have neck pain and an overall feeling of discomfort. never wake up in ... Show Full Comment

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