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Mobile Apps & Tools

Cancer Risk Check Tool (MD Anderson Cancer Center)

This tool calculates your risk for cancer and suggests lifestyle changes and screening exams. Freely available online.

Cancer.Net Mobile (American Society of Clinical Oncology)

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

LIVESTRONG Cancer Guide & Tracker (Lance Armstrong Foundation)

The Cancer Guide lets you track symptoms, appointments, and treatments, and it provides information about cancer treatment and survivorship. Free for iOS.

NCI Mobile Site (National Cancer Institute)

The National Cancer Institute's mobile site includes information about cancer types and topics, a dictionary of cancer terms, and contact information for the NCI. Freely available.

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 Lindsey Chan, Campbell Alliance.

August 14, 2014 - 6:05pm