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Impact of cognitive functions on oral cancer therapies

The development of oral cancer drugs as a modality therapy over the last decade has highlighted the problem of non-adherence. Contrary to what is expected, a significant share of cancer patients doesn’t take their cancer drugs as prescribed. This finding highlights that cognitive disorders may be an under-estimated major parameter (notably among elderly patients).
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Impact of cognitive functions on oral cancer therapies

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) The development of oral cancer drugs as a modality therapy over the last decade has highlighted the problem of non-adherence. Only cancer drugs that are taken can actually work.

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