Taking Your Pills on Schedule: Why It Is So Important in Managing Cancer

Multiple Myeloma CancerCare Connect Education Workshops show

Summary: * Overview of Cancer Treatments * Definition of Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule * The Importance of Adherence in Managing Cancer * Barriers to Taking Your Pills * Practical Tips to Overcome These Barriers, including Family, Partners and Others * Computer, Tablet and Phone Reminders including Emails, Texts, and Apps * Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel and Holidays * Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Adherence * Reminders from Your Pharmacy and Pharmacist * Clinical Trials on Adherence * Questions for Our Panel of Experts