Battling cancer can feel overwhelming, and while support from friends and family is essential, you can rely on technology to help make your journey easier too. Here are a few apps to inform you, keep you organized, and help you stay positive throughout the process.
My Cancer Coach
If you're facing breast cancer, this app is a must-download. It allows you to keep track of questions you need to ask your doctor, plus upcoming appointments. It also has audio recording and note-taking features to make managing your care easier. Get it for iPhone or Android.
Pills on the Go
Make sure you don't forget or miss essential medications as part of your cancer treatment with this app. You can set an alarm for each individual medication. It's available for iPhone and Android.
Keep track of your medications, learn how to save money on your pills, or get educated on what each pill does with this handy app, available for both iPhone and Android.
Breast Check Now
Self-exams are so important, but life gets busy and it can be easy to forget to make the time to do them. This app reminds you to do one, plus it provides a visual guide on what to do. It also allows you to input notes so you can monitor any changes. Download it for iPhone or Android.
If you or a loved one is fighting cancer, add these apps to your phone to help make the process easier. From managing medication to keeping track of what you have to ask your doctor, these apps will prove useful during your journey.
Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.