Randomized trial of a pharmacy intervention for older adults with cancer.

@inproceedings{Ruddy2018RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of a pharmacy intervention for older adults with cancer.},
  author={Margaret Ruddy and Areej El-Jawahri and Daniel E Lage and Mark L. Zangardi and Christine Chio and E. Bridget Kim and Barbara Kong Mui Li and Ying Long and Gayle C. Blouin and Jennifer S. Temel and Ryan D Nipp},
  year={2018}
}
10012Background: Oncology clinicians often struggle with managing medications and vaccinations in older adults with cancer. We sought to demonstrate the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of integrating pharmacists into the care of older adults with cancer to enhance medication management and administration of appropriate vaccinations. Methods: We enrolled patients age ≥65 years with breast, gastrointestinal (GI), or lung cancer receiving first-line chemotherapy and randomly assigned them to… CONTINUE READING