Apps

Need a reminder to do your monthly breast self-exams? There’s an app for that! Thanks to modern technology we now have tons of information right at our fingertips.

Here are some FREE – and helpful – breast cancer apps:

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis Guide: If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, this FREE app from breastcancer.org can help with a glossary of terms, medical illustrations and personalized information.  Add your diagnosis information for easy reference.  Receive relevant articles featuring the latest research and news about breast cancer. Click Here
  • My Cancer Coach: Another FREE app developed in partnership with breastcancer.org to help manage your journey with personalized cancer treatment options. Includes calendar, note-taking and audio-recording functions and links to additional resources. Click Here
  • Chemo Calendar App: If you are going through chemotherapy, tracking your blood cell counts, symptoms and medications is critical for your treatment success. This Health Monitor Chemo Calendar (available on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) captures and organizes all your information in one place. Reports can be emailed directly to your doctors or caregivers. FREE from iTunes. Click Here
  • Keep a Breast Foundation Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention App:  This FREE app – from the people who brought you the “I (heart) Boobies” bracelets — teaches how to do a breast self-exam and sets an automatic monthly reminder; an important key to prevention. Click Here
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation’s Early Detection Plan:  Download this FREE app to be proactive about your health. In addition to reminding you to perform routine breast self-exams and to schedule clinical mammograms, it gives you information about risk factors, signs and symptoms. Click Here
  • Beyond the Shock: This FREE comprehensive guide was created by the National Breast Cancer Foundation as a resource for understanding a diagnosis of breast cancer with common questions and answers, real stories and information about the types and stages of breast cancer, how it grows, diagnosis and treatment. Click Here
  • Daisy Wheel: This FREE app is part of the Get in Touch Foundation’s educational breast health initiative to encourage girls (especially those in grades 5-12) to “Get in touch with their bodies” and develop lifelong healthy habits. The app teaches women of all ages the importance of, and how to do a breast self-exam in eight simple steps in user-friendly language. Click Here
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