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Background: Automated multidose drug dispensing is used to support patients with their medication management. Though multidose drug dispensing systems are frequently used, little is known about patients’ experiences with multidose drug dispensing systems. Objective: To explore patients’ experiences with the initiation and use of multidose drug dispensing systems. Setting: A survey was carried out with patients using multidose drug dispensing systems through

Background: Multiple factors have been reported to affect adherence to medication, including beliefs about medicines, while specifically tailored pharmaceutical care services for patients may improve adherence. The aim was to assess the impact of counselling by an oncology pharmacist on patients' medication adherence and beliefs. Methods: An interventional prospective study was performed in the oncology department at a tertiary hospital in

Kinases are crucial components in numerous cell signaling pathways. Aberrant expression and/or activation of protein kinases are known to be accompanied with many types of cancer, and more than 30 small-molecule kinase inhibitors have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cancer chemotherapy. Biological and clinical applications of small-molecule kinase inhibitors require comprehensive characterizations about how these

Purpose: The purpose of this survey-based research project is to identify factors, including prior training, institution demographics, and pharmacist prioritization of services that may impact variability in practice among emergency medicine (EM) pharmacists. Methods: An electronic survey was available for 6 weeks. Participants were contacted through professional membership directories. Survey questions addressed EM pharmacist training and institution demographics. Pharmacists were asked to define the frequency with which they

Purpose: Multiple new regimens are available for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM). In this context, it is increasingly important to understand the differential costs of regimens used to treat RRMM. Methods: A treatment journey for RRMM during a 12-month period of therapy was developed to reflect real-world clinical practice based on current treatment guidelines and input from hematologists/oncologists. The journey incorporated prescreening

The current treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is highly successful with high cure rate. However, the treatment of adult ALL remains a challenge, particularly for refractory and/or relapsed (R/R) ALL. The advent of new targeted agents, blinatumomab, inotuzumab ozogamycin, and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells, are changing the treatment paradigm for ALL. Tisagenlecleucel is an autologous CD19-targeted CAR T cell