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Mobile Apps & Tools

Breast Cancer Diagnosis Guide (BreastCancer.org)

This app explains information contained in your breast cancer pathology report and tests, including a glossary, illustrations, and articles. Free for iOS.

Early Detection Plan: Breast Cancer (National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.)

This app reminds users to do breast self-exams and schedule clinical breast exams and mammograms based on age and health history. Free for iOS and Android.

iBreastCheck (Breakthrough Breast Cancer)

iBreastCheck demonstrates how women can check their breasts, including reminders for a breast check and a risk report. Free for iOS and Android.

Mobile Applications from Cancer.Net (American Society of Clinical Oncology)

This app lets users track symptoms, questions for doctors, medication details, and side effects. Free for iOS and Android.

Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Resources selected by Sarah Jeong, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University.

August 13, 2014 - 1:45pm