• Gigi3
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Ibrance and Letrozole

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    At first no side effects. Hair loss gradual at first and after 7 months it began to thin a lot. Weight gain and edema and now DVT an...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • arty
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Drug Therapy or Medication

    ibrance most common side effects only works for about a year then what?

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  1. 4 months ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    This was in conjunction with Ibrance in daily pill form as treatment to large lesion in right lung. Did not work. Lesion became necr...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This was Ibrance in daily pill form along with radiation treatment to large lesion in right lung. Did not work. Lesion became necrot...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am currently taking Ibrance with few side effects. Other than a brief and almost deadly experience with Verzenio for one month, I...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 5 months ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started on Ibrance daily for 21 days, 7 days off, repeat.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Joyreg
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Whether to continue Ibrance

    Decision Point

    Will restart somewhat reluctantly at lower dose in several weeks

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    • Joyreg
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Febrile neutropenia from Ibrance. Hospitalized in neutropenic precautions for 6 days

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    • Aprilann
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    8 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Starting Ibrance with an AI after my ovaries are removed next week.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 8 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    In February my PET showed lesions in my hip and various bones. I began Ibrance, Faslodex and Xgeva. In July my PET showed no improve...

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  6. 9 months ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Since treatment in 2012, I'm still alive and doing well. Still have horrific side pain but we are working on it. Treatment of ibr...

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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    9 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    My oncologist confirmed the results of the biopsy, placed me on the chemo drug, Ibrance, ordered a full body bone scan and, basicall...

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