Self-reported adherence to oral cancer therapy: relationships with symptom distress, depression, and personal characteristics


BACKGROUND Therapeutic cancer chemotherapy is most successful when complete dosing is achieved. Because many newer therapeutic agents are oral and self-administered by the patient, adherence is a concern. The purpose of our analysis was to explore relationships between adherence, patient characteristics, and barriers to adherence. METHODS This secondary… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/PPA.S91534

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