Search results for Taxotere


  • By KellyD · Posted March 19, 2009
  • Journal entry · 39 replies
  • Hello all I am stage 4 NSCLC with mets to lung pleura and left lung tumour 2.5cm Had breast cancer 2005. Am on Taxotere 1st round one infusion every 3 weeks for 3 cycles.. Trying cold cap in vain atempt ...

My 6th Flavor of Chemo began today. Steroids and taxotere swimming through

  • By Joni77 · Posted January 11, 2012
  • Journal entry · 15 replies
  • my body. I always feel good after a treatment. It's not until later the day or two after that it kind of hits me. Anyone out there who has had Taxotere? How did you do? As some of you know I just started ...

Has anyone taken Taxotere

  • By Debbie661 · Posted December 15, 2010
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • I talk with my hubbys main nurse and she said that Taxotere will probably be the next treatment to try for my husband.My husband and I have been reading up on it and its kinda scary to read all the side ...

Taxotere can really drain you....

  • By Chucklebugg · Posted September 14, 2013
  • Journal entry · 16 replies
  • For the past 3.5 years my hubby has taken chemo drugs every 21 days. If you didn't know, you wouldn't know he has lung cancer. He continued to do everything he wanted too. Then a few months ago a CT scan ...

HRPC, Taxotere treatment

  • By Dvucha · Posted December 31, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Hello, Does anyone take vit B complex for neuropathy along with Taxotere chemo? What is the safe dosage? I am asking for my dad, he is HRPC, after 7 years on Lupron, started Taxotere in Sept, 2009, developed ...

First round of Taxotere (Taxol)

  • By lena59 · Posted April 11, 2012
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • When Halaven did not work anymore I had a break from chemo (again) for 2 months and just started new treatment with Taxotere last week. Have been in bed for three days with the expected side effects ...

Perjeta, Taxotere & Insurance trouble

  • By JoanieN · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • I was supposed to start chemo again almost 2 weeks ago because my cancer mutated to HER2+. My new chemo was to be Perjeta along with Herceptin and Taxotere. Why haven't I started yet? Because my insurance ...

Taxotere experience anyone?

  • By davern · Posted July 5, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Has anyone had any experience with taxotere as a second round. I had taxol and carboplatin last year with decent results. (My alternative will be Alimta) Dave ...

Starting cisplatin-taxotere-neulasta

  • By routell · Posted December 21, 2012
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • The appt. with oncologist went well. On Jan 3, will be starting combo of cisplatin/ taxotere with neulasta injection on 2nd day, all on 21 day cycle. So I have seen the instructions to stay hydrated (tons ...

Side effects of Taxotere and Carboplatin

  • By tmed · Posted May 16, 2007
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • I was on a regimen of Cisplatin and navobine every week for 16 weeks. After only 6 treatments I requested a change because the side effects were too bad and I could not deal with it anymore. My Oncologist ...

taxol vs taxotere

  • By valarie_times · Posted April 23, 2009
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 23 replies
  • Im just curious as to why they just dont use taxotere. I was switched myself to taxotere after extreme allergic reactions to taxol. This seems pretty normal as well. And, I just found out that you dont ...


  • By kimmer44 · Posted July 16, 2010
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 23 replies

Carboplatin and Taxotere

  • By Faith78 · Posted January 16, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 9 replies
  • Hi Friends!!! Any success stories/NEDs/remission with Carboplatin and Taxotere with Lung Cancer? My daddy just started this treatment. Any POSITIVE stories/information you can share would be much appreciated ...

Taxotere nearly killed me

  • By Godivagirl · Posted January 14, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 33 replies
  • I've had chemo every 3 wks for about 18 mo. for Stage IV Adeno. After my last 6 tx with Taxotere, my PET showed excellent results in eliminating cancerous activity from my main tumor and cancerous nodules ...

Allergic to Taxol, Dr. wants to try Taxotere?

  • By Lasseire · Posted February 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 20 replies
  • I just had my pre-chemo apt. with my Dr. today and he wants to try to add Taxotere to my Carboplatin. My first treatment was almost 3 weeks ago and within 3 min of starting the Taxol, I had a very bad ...

Taxotere 1st infusion

  • By Peanut11 · Posted March 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 80 replies
  • Hi All, I had my first Taxotere treatment Thursday morning. I feel awful! Everything hurts, my head, my joints, my back. I am glad to say there is no nausea. Even my jaw hurts, thanking my lucky stars ...

Taxotere - Success anyone?

  • By rich_step · Posted April 9, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 20 replies
  • Hi, I am new to this site, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer NSCLC adenocarcinoma on Oct 09, 5.7 cm Tumor in right lung, right upper lobe. A couple of mets to the bone. 1st treatment was taxol/avastin/carbo ...


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  • By HaileyDear (Inactive) · Posted March 3, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 14 replies
  • my aunt has completed her first line of chemo since being diagnosed with met nsclc 4 in October '09. no change in cancer, it is stable. she is to get taxotere weekly, next. from what i read online, taxotere ...


  • By isles1518 · Posted June 9, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 16 replies
  • My mother has been fighting stage 4 lung ca for over 2 years now. She was on tarceva for about a year and then went on alimta with carboplatinum. While she was good on both chemos when the carboplatinum ...

Taxotere chemo

  • By Shellymarc1 · Posted August 2, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 23 replies
  • Hi everyone, well my last ct showed a tumar on my right side rib number 7. Finished 15 treatments of radation and didn't work. Been on tarceva 7 months and now dr took me off. I start taxotere this Tuesday ...


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  • By cookie0859 (Inactive) · Posted September 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 15 replies
  • I read a lot of entries on this forum about this medicine and that treatment. I hardly ever see anything posted about Taxotere. Would love to read about people with stage 4 nsclc with mets who have had ...

Progression :( --> Hello Taxotere!

  • By Cindybobindy · Posted February 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 21 replies
  • Well, Sad to say, scans showed a little bit of progression this time so goodbye Alimta/Avastin, hello Taxotere! This was not my plan. I had planned on no more chemo once this one failed, I wanted to do ...


  • By Carroll6 · Posted February 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 24 replies
  • What have been peoples experience with taxotere ? Affectiveness ? Side Effects ? Any thing good come out of it ? This is my 4th Chemo ...

Taxotere- kicking my butt

  • By DragonflyDream · Posted April 24, 2012
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 14 replies
  • I have had four rounds of Taxotere and I have been battling a red rash on my arms and chest. It looks terrible and kinda hurts and itches a little but mostly it is so red and hot. Nothing seems to help ...


  • By lilone65 · Posted June 16, 2012
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 13 replies
  • Hi all my stage 4 cancer peeps. I was just wondering if anyone has been on taxotere itself and if u lost all ur hair or got neuropathy. I have been on a/c and taxol in the past 2 years when I had to start ...


  • By kitkat4ever · Posted November 11, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • My Onc just called and did a 180 on me. He wants to stop alimta/avastin that IS WORKING, and start weekly Taxotere infusions. Just Taxotere alone. He mentioned my kidney function looked compromised. Yet ...


  • By 44debbie · Posted August 22, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 19 replies
  • I am trying to find people who have been on taxotere and how it worked for them and also how often they received it. What the side effects were and how they felt on it. Wondering if it shrunk liver tumors ...

Taxotere as maintenance?

  • By Andriou · Posted February 28, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 15 replies
  • Dear community, my wife is on trial NT01168973 (Taxotere -Ramucirumab ) as second line chemotherapy. He has completed 6 cycles and a few weeks will undergo a CT scan to assess the results. Previous CT ...

Taxotere and excessive tearing (epiphora)

  • By FL2PA · Posted March 6, 2012
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 9 replies
  • I am in 1st re-occurance treatment for Stage IIIC epitheial high grade serous Ov Ca. I get IV taxotere on day 1 and IP Oxaliplatin on day 2. Between cycle 3 & 4, I started to have excessive tearing in ...

Opting out of taxotere or taxol?

  • By aeliser · Posted August 22, 2012
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 22 replies
  • My oncologist has recommended taxotere or taxol (can't remember which) with Herceptin for 12 weeks. I want to opt out of the taxol/taxotere, because the side effects sound horrific. I know two people ...

Taxotere or Xeloda?

  • By ML9601 · Posted October 13, 2013
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 21 replies
  • Since I have been spending this month in Houston having radiation treatments to my eye, I decided to get a second opinion for my MBC. I have been on A/A, Faslodex and now Tamoxifen (along with zometa ...

Taxotere as 2nd line any advice?

  • By rosieposie · Posted July 21, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 9 replies
  • Recent scan shows some growth, Dr. wants to try taxotere as 2nd line. Was on Gemzar which did show some shrinkage in beginning. Wondering if anyone has had experience with Taxotere. How are the side effects ...

What is Your Experience with Taxotere?

  • By Mali11 · Posted November 2, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 15 replies
  • My dad's oncologist said the Carboplatin and Alimta are no longer working so he wants to start my dad on Taxotere on a weekly basis? If any of you have been on this type of chemo, could you please let ...


  • By murli · Posted April 21, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • Please anybody who have low pressure while taking taxotere?Thank you ...


  • By bob62 · Posted April 24, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • my sister has metastatic nsclc,started tarceva in feb. 2008, and all tumors disappeared, until oct 2008. all came back, was put on tarceva and altima, for 3 cycles ct scan shown it got worst. then was ...


  • By SandieK · Posted February 9, 2011
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 8 replies
  • I developed neuropathy in my fingers and toes while I was on taxol. My doctors have decided that I will now have taxotere along with the carbo. What can I expect in the way of side effects? Will they ...


  • By DragonflyDream · Posted February 4, 2012
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 11 replies
  • The Xeloda stopped working, not really even sure if it ever did work actually... So now the course is for Taxotere until it stops working. It kinda sucks that it's looking as if I will be on some kind ...

Side effects of Taxotere

  • By mommy2ll · Posted January 23, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • I am new to this site. My husband is 31 years old a non smoker and has been battling lung cancer for 18 months now. He is on Taxotere after a bad response after taking Tarceva. Could you please tell me ...

Starting Taxotere

  • By Weldergirl · Posted June 4, 2012
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 10 replies
  • Hormonals have failed and start taxotere with herceptin. Anybody have anything positive to say about taxotere? What side effects has anybody had? I'm really scared about chemo, have had a good run without ...

Taxotere side effects/helpful coping hints

  • By glennadene · Posted March 8, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 7 replies
  • Hello Everyone ~ My husband is on his fifth line treatment dx adenocarcinoma nsclc in December 2005 and now on his fifth line treatment. Surgery, carbopaxil, tarceva, alimta/carbo and now taxotere and ...


  • By bsober · Posted September 29, 2006
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 28 replies
  • Without rehashing my mom"s 5 year battle with stage IV nsclc,she will be starting taxotere next week.In order, she has taken taxol/carboplatin,gemzar,irrissa,tarceva ,alimta and avastin.So that now brings ...


  • By willets · Posted August 11, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • Hi Everybody....anyone have experience w/ taxotere? 1st line was Gemzar/Carbo that stopped working. I'm stage 4 squamous cell both lungs & nodes...very aggressive beast. All input is appreciated. I'm ...

Good Scan!! Taxotere Worked

  • By rich_step · Posted September 7, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • Just had another scan after six treatments of Taxotere, my doctor's exact words were: "your scan was great!" I am on a clinical trial, Taxotere and a MEK inhibitor. no more Taxotere though, I am finished ...

Taxotere after Alimta Maintenance

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  • By mart319 (Inactive) · Posted August 31, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 9 replies
  • My mom, age 76 Stage IV, NSCLC, with mets in brain and bones went through WHR followed by carbo/alimta followed by 2 rounds of Alimta maintenance. Scans have shown great progress on main tumor but those ...


  • By aggymae · Posted February 14, 2014
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • My sister had a nose bleed last nite, she had combo of Taxotere and Avastin, any input welcome, is this typical and should she be concerned ? Thank you ...

Taxotere Alone

  • By SurvivorsNetwork · Posted October 11, 2005
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by MomandMe ** Does anyone have any experience using Taxotere alone instead of in combination with another agent? My mom's Med Onc insisted that she use it alone because she was simultaneously ...

Taxotere Avastin Combo

  • By princesssurvivor · Posted May 29, 2007
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 8 replies
  • I have stage 4 NSCLC, diagnosed end of 2003. Mets to brain, spine, ribs, femurs, breast, reproductive. Never a smoker, nor were my parents. Started with 14 full brain radiation sessions in 2003, as well ...

Gemzar vs. Taxotere?

  • By skiergirl · Posted July 9, 2008
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 5 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Well, my Alimta quit working - bummer. So I may now have to chose between Gemzar and Taxotere. Or I may do radiation to the big tumor in my bronchus. I have to decide. Any info anyone has ...

Taxotere Side Effects?

  • By johnbrody · Posted May 14, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 10 replies
  • Anyone have any information on taxotere side effects, i.e. hair loss, pain, nausea ...

Any one know anything about Taxotere

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  • By lwmartin210 (Inactive) · Posted October 7, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 10 replies
  • My mom's nodes are larger after her chemo treatments so the dr. is starting her on Taxotere. I notice that I have not seen that type of chemo on this site so am wondering if anyone knows anything about ...

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