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The purpose of this study is to describe adherence to 3 oral anticancer treatment: i) a chemotherapeutic regimen with capecitabine (alone or in association with lapatinib), ii) or sunitinib an tyrosine kinase inhibitor, iii) or an non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor. Moreover, this study is aimed at evaluating the feasibility to use a " Medication Event Monitoring System " (MEMS®) in order to assess adherence of an oral anticancer treatment delivered by dispensary pharmacy.
Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Evaluation of adherence to 3 oral anticancer treatment using a " Medication Event Monitoring System "
Centre Jean Perrin
Centre Jean Perrin
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:10:57-0400
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Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...