Automated calls might improve adherence to cancer pills

01/18/2013 | HealthDay News

Complicated dosing regimens and severe side effects lead more than 40% of patients on oral cancer medications to skip doses or take the wrong number of pills, a study published in the journal Cancer Nursing found. Patients who received automated calls to help them understand their prescriptions reported decreasing side effects, regardless of whether they also received follow-up calls from nurses.

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