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Testicular Cancer | Factors Affecting Adherence to Medical Advice

Purpose:

To identify reasons why a young male with testicular cancer may or may not adhere with recommendations for followup and care.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

compliance/adherence

ICD-10:

C62

Description:

Followup is important for a male with testicular cancer since early detection can be life-saving. Moynihan et al monitored adherence in young males with testicular cancer. They identified a number of factors that may predict poor compliance with medical advice. The authors are from the Royal Marsden National Health Service Foundation Trust.

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