How do members experience Chemotherapy?

Top 5 reported purposes & perceived effectiveness

Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Breast cancer 1,886 98
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 1,166 60
Non-small cell lung cancer 714 23
Squamous cell carcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 444 24
Small cell lung cancer 336 10

Common side effects

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nausea 76
Fatigue 59
Hair loss 55
Diarrhea 24
Decreased appetite 17
Bone pain 14

Side effect severity

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 61
Moderate 117
Mild 78
None 21

Member evaluations

kmjns2

evaluated on Feb 25, 2009

  • Perceived effectiveness for multiple sclerosis: None
  • Side effects: Mild

healthy12345

evaluated on Jun 11, 2011

  • Perceived effectiveness for breast cancer: Slight
  • Side effects: Mild

Babiezinha

evaluated on Nov 10, 2011

  • Perceived effectiveness for lung lobectomy: Can't tell
  • Side effects: Moderate