Overcoming Obstacles to Cancer Medication Adherence
To improve adherence, patients with cancer must recognize barriers.
Quick Tips for Medication Adherence
Practical ideas for improving adherence and essential questions to ask the healthcare team.
Troubling Trend: Medication Adherence
As oral chemotherapy becomes more widely used, adherence issues increase.
Taking Charge of Your Cancer Treatment
Patients on anticancer therapies must assume greater responsibility for their treatment.
Message from the Editor
Adherence to oral anticancer medication—a report card.
The Right Medicine
Oral anticancer therapy is available to treat different types of cancer and metastatic disease.
Psychological Barriers to Adherence
Communication is key when dealing with barriers of medication adherence.
Need a Reminder to Take Your Medicine?
Different strategies for medication compliance are needed for different patients.
What if the Medication is Too Expensive?
Helping patients pay for their cancer mediation can improve compliance.
Support When It's Needed Most
Caregivers help patients tolerate their cancer treatment better.
Caregiver support is essential for patients taking oral anticancer therapies.
Alternatives to Adherence?
Alternative medicine is nonadherence at its greatest when it comes to cancer therapy.
The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers
Remembering to take care of yourself as the caregiver should be just as important as taking care of the patient.
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