Pharmacists Play Essential Role in Educating Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors

In addition to the vital clinical role that pharmacists play, Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP, said pharmacists are essential to ensuring that patients understand their disease and their treatments.

In addition to the vital clinical role that pharmacists play, Mei Ka Fong, PharmD, BCOP, said pharmacists are essential to ensuring that patients understand their disease and their treatments. Fong is presenting at the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) 2021 neuroendocrine tumor (NET) Medical Symposium.

Fong added that pharmacists can ensure that pharmacists are enrolled in drug therapy financial assistance programs, which is essential to patients' ability to access their necessary treatments. Knowing how and when to contact physicians is also an important role for pharmacists, both to know themselves and to educate patients about.