Poor response to chemotherapy

No response to hormonal treatment or first two oral agents, Now on weekly paclitaxol and struggling with increased pain, weight gain, and bloating. Any good news stories re reponse to paclitaxol ould be appreciated. Finding it hard to keep any sense of optimism.

Hi ellenb,

I’m sorry to hear how you’re feeling at the moment. If you would like to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about your chemotherapy treatment please don’t hesitate to call our friendly nurses on our free helpline 0808 800 6000. It’s open 9am-4pm weekdays and 9am-1pm Saturdays. You can also send them an email via the Ask Our Nurses section of this Forum if you would prefer not to call. 

Best wishes,

Laura at Breast Cancer Care