Patient adherence to tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in chronic myeloid leukemia.

@article{Jabbour2012PatientAT,
  title={Patient adherence to tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in chronic myeloid leukemia.},
  author={Elias J Jabbour and Hagop A Kantarjian and Lina Eliasson and Amanda Megan Cornelison and D. W. Marin},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 7},
  pages={687-91}
}
Dramatically improved survival associated with tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy has transformed the disease model for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) to one of long-term management, but treatment success is challenged with poor medication adherence. Many risk factors associated with poor adherence can be ameliorated by close monitoring, dose modification, and supportive care. Controlling risk factors for poor adherence in combination with patient education that includes direct… CONTINUE READING
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