Determinants and associated factors influencing medication adherence and persistence to oral anticancer drugs: a systematic review.

@article{Verbrugghe2013DeterminantsAA,
  title={Determinants and associated factors influencing medication adherence and persistence to oral anticancer drugs: a systematic review.},
  author={Mathieu Verbrugghe and Sofie Verhaeghe and K Lauwaert and Dimitri Beeckman and Ann Van Hecke},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={610-21}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The use of oral anticancer drugs has increased in modern oncology treatment. The move from intravenous treatments towards oral anticancer drugs has increased the patients' own responsibility to take oral anticancer drugs as being prescribed. High rates of non-adherence to oral anticancer drugs have been reported. A systematic literature review was conducted to gain insight into determinants and associated factors of non-adherence and non-persistence in patients taking oral… CONTINUE READING

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