12 May 2012
In Sept. 2011 I was diagnosed with NSCLC. Surgery was not an option since it had spread - Stage 4. The doctor told me I had a year to live. I started on Xalkori in Oct. 2011. The side effects are uncomfortable but manageable. My last PET scan (April 2012) showed no active cancer. The doctor says I am not cured, so I will continue the chemo drug. He has retracted his prognosis, telling me no promises but maybe 5 years. The side effects are diarrhea, acid reflux, and vision problems (only going from dark to light). The drug works.
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we would really like to speak to anyone who is on this.
2 answers • 9 May 2012
I started Xalkori 3 weeks ago .Also most food tastes really bad! any suggestions?
1 answer • 4 Feb 2013
as grapefruit is not allowed to mix .
1 answer • 14 Aug 2013
... Xalkori as a first line treatment. We stopped first round of chemo in order to take this drug. Has anyone done the same? Or am I a test case here?
0 answers • 1 Sep 2013