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Text Messaging to Improve Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy Agents

Conditions

Cancer

What is the purpose of this trial?

The objective is to determine the feasibility, acceptability, satisfaction, and efficacy of a short message service (SMS) text message intervention to promote adherence among cancer patients prescribed oral agents. Specific aims are to 1) Determine feasibility, defined as patient acceptance, retention in the study, and satisfaction, of a text message intervention among patients who are on oral agents; 2) Determine preliminary efficacy of the text message intervention on adherence to oral agent; 3) Explore the effect of oral agent complexity, low self-efficacy, symptom severity, comorbid conditions, and self-care management of comorbid conditions on adherence to oral agents.


Participation Guidelines

Age:
21 Years and older
Gender:
Both

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Sponsor:
National Institutes of Health
Dates:
10/04/2013
Last Updated:
Study HIC#:
1307012308