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    Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
    10/6/2018 3:26:12 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on this drug for 9 months and my tumor doubled in size.

    Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
    2/20/2018 3:03:43 AM

    Reviewer: Gma Barbie, 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Faslodex saved my life. I was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer in July of 2011. I was on a combination of Faslodex and Aromasin. After six years of great results, I had a bit of progression and replaced Aromasin with Ibrance. This week with be my 86th round of Faslodex. I don't have any side effects with it and the shots do not bother me at all. I don't know if I am just tough o ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
    10/27/2016 10:12:44 AM

    Reviewer: Marli, 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: 5

    Comment:
    Started treatment 4/20/15. Tumor makers decreased sharply, but have since gone up slighlty and how now steadied for the last 4 months. Very encouraging. Have had bouts of nausea and times when I am too tired to move, but these pass and the good times outweigh the bad. I remain active, walking the beach in the morning and horseback riding on weekends. Have excellent nurses and have had no ill effe ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
    1/19/2016 6:32:18 PM

    Reviewer: Penni, 45-54 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Have been on faslodex along with xgeva for almost two years. Hot flashes are horrible I wake up soaking wet most mornings. Insomnia is taken care of with medication. Fatigue and injection site pain. Get headaches. Symptoms vary month to month and I haven't been able to figure out anything that is different each month. Had metastatic cancer in my patella. Not found elsewhere so it's working ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
    6/24/2015 6:09:49 AM

    Reviewer: Sam, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Has anyone travelled overseas with Vaslodex? I need an advise as I am going to be more than 6 hours in an airport before my next flight.

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