A SURVEY ON PATIENT ADHERENCE TO ORAL ANTI-CANCER THERAPY
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHEW, Lita (National Cancer Centre, Singapore, Singapore)
- Co-author(s): Lita Chew
Oral chemotherapy is effective only if patients adhere to their administration schedule. In developed countries, adherence rates average around 50% in patients with chronic illnesses. For oncology, published studies reflect a highly variable adherence rate ranging from 17% to 98%.
This study is a cross-sectional prospective interview, carried out.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.