Assessing Barriers to Oral Oncolytic Adherence

KATHY OUBRE, MS, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, PONTCHARTRAIN CANCER CENTER
Thursday, November 29, 2018


From financial toxicity to lifestyle, there are many factors that could prevent patients from consistently taking their medication. Kathy Oubre, MS, Chief Operating Officer, Pontchartrain Cancer Center in Covington, Louisiana, shares some barriers to adherence to oral oncolytics that patients may face.

There’s no way a checklist can be as comprehensive as it needs to be to cover all possible influential factors, Oubre said. Having a conversation with patients is the best way to get a clear understanding of what their barriers might be and how to overcome them.

 

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