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Adherence to Oral Anticancer Treatment Using Electronic Monitoring System

2014-07-23 21:10:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Cancer

Intervention

Evaluation of adherence to 3 oral anticancer treatment using a " Medication Event Monitoring System "

Location

Centre Jean Perrin
Clermont-Ferrand
France
63011

Status

Recruiting

Source

Centre Jean Perrin

Results (where available)

View Results

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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.

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