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A pilot study: dose adaptation of capecitabine using mobile phone toxicity monitoring - supporting patients in their homes.

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PURPOSE: Real-time symptom monitoring using a mobile phone is potentially advantageous for patients receiving oral chemotherapy. We therefore conducted a pilot study of patient dose adaptation using mobile phone monitoring of specific symptoms to investigate relative dose intensity of capecitabine, level of toxicity and perceived supportive care. METHODS: Patients with breast or colorectal cancer receiving capecitabine completed a symptom, temperature and dose diary twice a day using a mobile...

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10.1007/s00520-014-2224-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Volume:
22
Issue:
10
Pages:
2677-2685
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
1433-7339
ISSN:
0941-4355
URN:
uuid:6128a419-8dc0-4c98-99ad-b02774e2350a
Source identifiers:
463180
Local pid:
pubs:463180

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