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Effects of Initiating or Switching to a Six-Monthly Triptorelin Formulation on Prostate Cancer Patient–Healthcare Interactions and Hospital Resource Use: a Real-World, Retrospective, Non-Interventional Study

Effects of Initiating or Switching to a Six-Monthly Triptorelin Formulation on Prostate Cancer... Oncol Ther (2018) 6:173–187 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40487-018-0087-1 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Effects of Initiating or Switching to a Six-Monthly Triptorelin Formulation on Prostate Cancer Patient– Healthcare Interactions and Hospital Resource Use: a Real-World, Retrospective, Non-Interventional Study . . . Philip Cornford Kieran Jefferson Owen Cole John Gilbody Received: August 6, 2018 / Published online: November 5, 2018 The Author(s) 2018 three centres. The primary outcome measure ABSTRACT was the change in the number of patient–healthcare interactions (patient Introduction: Luteinising hormone-releasing reviews, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests, hormone agonist (LHRHa) injections are cur- and LHRHa injections) over a 24-month treat- rently used in the treatment of advanced pros- ment period. tate cancer, but the frequency of injections may Results: This analysis included 47 patients represent a burden to patients and healthcare newly initiated on six-monthly triptorelin and services. The aim of this study was to collect 41 who received 12 months of a one- or three- real-world evidence about clinical and practical monthly LHRHa before switching to six- outcomes for patients with prostate cancer ini- monthly triptorelin. After switching to six- tiating six-monthly triptorelin, or switching monthly triptorelin, there was a statistically from shorter-acting formulations to six- significant reduction in patient reviews (46.8%), monthly triptorelin, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oncology and Therapy Springer Journals

Effects of Initiating or Switching to a Six-Monthly Triptorelin Formulation on Prostate Cancer Patient–Healthcare Interactions and Hospital Resource Use: a Real-World, Retrospective, Non-Interventional Study

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by The Author(s)
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine
ISSN
2366-1070
eISSN
2366-1089
DOI
10.1007/s40487-018-0087-1
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Abstract

Oncol Ther (2018) 6:173–187 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40487-018-0087-1 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Effects of Initiating or Switching to a Six-Monthly Triptorelin Formulation on Prostate Cancer Patient– Healthcare Interactions and Hospital Resource Use: a Real-World, Retrospective, Non-Interventional Study . . . Philip Cornford Kieran Jefferson Owen Cole John Gilbody Received: August 6, 2018 / Published online: November 5, 2018 The Author(s) 2018 three centres. The primary outcome measure ABSTRACT was the change in the number of patient–healthcare interactions (patient Introduction: Luteinising hormone-releasing reviews, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests, hormone agonist (LHRHa) injections are cur- and LHRHa injections) over a 24-month treat- rently used in the treatment of advanced pros- ment period. tate cancer, but the frequency of injections may Results: This analysis included 47 patients represent a burden to patients and healthcare newly initiated on six-monthly triptorelin and services. The aim of this study was to collect 41 who received 12 months of a one- or three- real-world evidence about clinical and practical monthly LHRHa before switching to six- outcomes for patients with prostate cancer ini- monthly triptorelin. After switching to six- tiating six-monthly triptorelin, or switching monthly triptorelin, there was a statistically from shorter-acting formulations to six- significant reduction in patient reviews (46.8%), monthly triptorelin,

Journal

Oncology and TherapySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 5, 2018

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