A Randomized, Cross-Over Study in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) to Assess Patient Preference of Lanreotide Autogel Given by Either Self/Partner or Healthcare Professional Abstract #209

Introduction: Ready-to-use Lanreotide Autogel provides the option of self/partner administration for patients with NET. This is anticipated to reduce treatment cost and negative impact on daily life.
Aim(s): To assess the proportion of patients preferring self/partner injections and to describe the impact on costs, efficacy and safety.
Materials and methods: Twenty-six patients with symptomatic NETs treated with a stable dose of Lanreotide Autogel, 90 or 120 mg, every four weeks were randomised to start with either self/partner or healthcare administration. After three injections, patients switched administration method. The total study duration for each patient was 7.5-8.5 months including 2-3 training injections.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MSc Anders Öhberg

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