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Survey of Cancer Patients' Perceptions of Difficulties Encountered When Filling Opioid Prescriptions

2019-06-24 04:25:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This trial studies the problems that cancer patients face when filling prescriptions for opioids (medications that are used to manage pain). Pain is one of the most common symptoms among cancer patients. Opioid therapy is generally the treatment of choice for adequate management of cancer-related pain. Knowledge of these problems may help health care providers assess the most effective treatment options for cancer patients, and inform policy makers of the adjustments that need to be made to regulations to ensure cancer patients don't lose their access to opioids.

Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To evaluate patients' perceptions of overall difficulties when filling their opioid prescription.

SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:

I. To determine cancer patients' perceptions of financial, logistical, and psychosocial difficulties when filling their opioid prescription.

II. To evaluate the association between patient characteristics and patient difficulty filling opioid prescriptions.

OUTLINE:

Participants complete a survey over 5-10 minutes.

Study Design

Conditions

Malignant Neoplasm

Intervention

Medical Chart Review, Survey Administration

Location

M D Anderson Cancer Center
Houston
Texas
United States
77030

Status

Recruiting

Source

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-06-24T04:25:20-0400

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