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    Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
    2/22/2019 10:15:10 AM

    Reviewer: Moto22, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug killed my brother and proliferated his kidney cancer. He presented to hospital with fluid in the lung. Tests revealed kidney cancer with metastatic spot in lung. After less than three weeks on Sutent solid tumors had formed in the lung and chest wall. My brother lost all quality of life on this drug, he could barely walk through weakness caused by Sutent, his face swelled, basically he h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
    3/18/2018 9:46:51 AM

    Reviewer: Alison Spence, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have the Sutent from the online pharmacy bonhoa.com for 9 months and was extremely fatigued but minimally nauseous. Doctor guesstimate is an additional 9 months. Original diagnosis was clear cell cancer and removed right kidney. Annual exam revealed it metastasized to left adrenal gland. Pet scan reveals some tumors have disappeared and remaining ones are shrinking. No new tumors seem to have ap ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
    1/6/2018 10:33:26 AM

    Reviewer: kenk, 65-74 Male 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:
    I had a radical right nephrectomy 24 years ago at the age of 41. I did not take any medication or receive any chemo following the removal of my kidney & the tumor. 5 years ago the cancer reappeared. I had a craniotomy to remove a tumor from my brain, kidney cancer. That was followed up with a PET scan which found I had Thyroid cancer, removed 6 months later & a spot on the middle lobe of ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
    3/11/2017 8:33:12 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am a 64 rear old male. Had a radical nephrectomy removing the right kidney 1 Nov 2016. Went on Sutent Dec 2016 for 2 nodules in left lung. I've been on 50 mg 2 weeks on and one week off and have now been on it for 4 months. In the first 3 months the only side effects were a few sore knots on the bottom of my left foot and some intermittent fatigue. I never stopped working full time. The ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
    5/2/2016 12:08:31 PM

    Reviewer: Valde21, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    60 yr old Male, 170 lbs. Radical nephrectomy (left kidney) done Dec 2015. 2 nodules in right lung. Started Sutent 3 and half months ago. 50 mgs. 2 weeks one week off. One nodule has shrunk to half its original size. Side effects include nausea, fatigue, itching of the skin and blisters in hands and in nostrils, blisters in mouth, diarrea, feeling cold even on a hot day, severe stomach acid, gas, ... Show Full Comment

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