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Posted on: Nov 4, 2013 11:43AM

nancyh wrote:

Has anyone managed to keep their hair on halaven?

Stage 4 in 2009, mets to liver, lungs, bones, and brain. Dx 8/12/2002, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIB, 3/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 10/01/2002 AC: Adriamycin and Cytoxan Chemotherapy 01/01/2003 Taxol (chemical name: paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 05/01/2003 Dx 4/2/2007, IDC, 1cm, Stage II, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 06/01/2007 CMF: Cytoxan, methotrexate, and fluorouracil Targeted Therapy 09/01/2009 Avastin (chemical name: bevacizumab) Dx 9/1/2009, IDC, Stage IV, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 09/01/2009 Abraxane (chemical name: albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 06/01/2010 Femara (chemical name: letrozole, class: aromatase inhibitor) Chemotherapy 09/01/2011 Xeloda (chemical name: capecitabine) Hormonal Therapy 01/01/2012 Faslodex (chemical name: fulvestrant, class: estrogen receptor downregulator (ERD)) Chemotherapy 06/01/2012 Navelbine (chemical name: vinorelbine) Chemotherapy 05/01/2013 Gemzar (chemical name: gemcitabine) Hormonal Therapy 06/01/2013 Aromasin (chemical name: exemestane, class: aromatase inhibitor) Targeted Therapy 08/01/2013 Afinitor (chemical name: everolimus) Chemotherapy 10/28/2013 Halaven (chemical name: eribulin) Chemotherapy 11/12/2014 Taxotere (chemical name: docetaxel)
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Nov 4, 2013 06:58PM dbla wrote:

I haven't. In fact, it fell out faster this time than the other two times I lost it on other chemos.

Dx 2011, Stage IV, 8/12 nodes, mets, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Nov 4, 2013 08:00PM raro wrote:

Mine fell out almost immediately. Supposedly it comes back in pretty fast, but I haven't seen that yet.

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Nov 4, 2013 10:12PM nancyh wrote:

Thanks, gals.

Stage 4 in 2009, mets to liver, lungs, bones, and brain. Dx 8/12/2002, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIB, 3/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 10/01/2002 AC: Adriamycin and Cytoxan Chemotherapy 01/01/2003 Taxol (chemical name: paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 05/01/2003 Dx 4/2/2007, IDC, 1cm, Stage II, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 06/01/2007 CMF: Cytoxan, methotrexate, and fluorouracil Targeted Therapy 09/01/2009 Avastin (chemical name: bevacizumab) Dx 9/1/2009, IDC, Stage IV, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 09/01/2009 Abraxane (chemical name: albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 06/01/2010 Femara (chemical name: letrozole, class: aromatase inhibitor) Chemotherapy 09/01/2011 Xeloda (chemical name: capecitabine) Hormonal Therapy 01/01/2012 Faslodex (chemical name: fulvestrant, class: estrogen receptor downregulator (ERD)) Chemotherapy 06/01/2012 Navelbine (chemical name: vinorelbine) Chemotherapy 05/01/2013 Gemzar (chemical name: gemcitabine) Hormonal Therapy 06/01/2013 Aromasin (chemical name: exemestane, class: aromatase inhibitor) Targeted Therapy 08/01/2013 Afinitor (chemical name: everolimus) Chemotherapy 10/28/2013 Halaven (chemical name: eribulin) Chemotherapy 11/12/2014 Taxotere (chemical name: docetaxel)
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Nov 13, 2013 03:00PM kristinpianista wrote:

mine has thinned but I still have some, even after 9 months, but I'm on a lower dose

Dx 1/5/2010, ILC, Stage IV, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-