Adherence to Oral Anticancer Treatment Using Electronic Monitoring System

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


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




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


Centre Jean Perrin




Centre Jean Perrin

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:10:57-0400

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