Influence of a patient information program on adherence and persistence with an aromatase inhibitor in breast cancer treatment - the COMPAS study

@inproceedings{Ziller2013InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of a patient information program on adherence and persistence with an aromatase inhibitor in breast cancer treatment - the COMPAS study},
  author={Volker Ziller and I Kyvernitakis and Dana Kn{\"o}ll and Astrid Storch and Olaf Hars and Peyman Hadji},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
It is known that suboptimal adherence rates may affect endocrine treatments for breast cancer, but little information has been reported whether any efforts to improve treatment adherence have been successful. We designed a randomized, controlled study to investigate the effect of oral or written patient information program on adherence and persistence when receiving an aromatase inhibitor (AI). The study cohort included 181 female patients receiving an adjuvant AI treatment randomly assigned to… CONTINUE READING

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