Mobile phones, or smartphones, give people with cancer, survivors, and caregivers a convenient way to access online health information and help manage your cancer care. Below is a list of mobile applications (“apps”) for you to download or visit on your mobile phone. Cancer.Net provides these links as a convenience to its visitors. This list is provided for informational purposes only. Cancer.Net and ASCO do not endorse the content, operators, products, or services of such applications and websites and are not responsible directly or indirectly for any damages or injury caused by or in connection with use of any content, products, or services available through third-party applications and websites. As always, be sure to talk with your health care team about any questions you may have about information you find.
General Cancer Apps
ACS CARES (iPhone and Android): This app from the American Cancer Society (ACS) provides personalized guidance for people with cancer and caregivers, offers opportunities to connect with trained ACS volunteers, and access to the 24/7 Cancer Helpline.
Belong – Beating Cancer Together (iPhone and Android): This app helps connect people with cancer with clinical trials and hosts online communities. It also includes an AI chatbot that can help answer questions. Free.
CancerAid (iPhone and Android): The app lets you keep track of your diagnostic and treatment information, access medically reliable information to learn more about your condition, track and manage your side effects, nominate your care team and gain access to a motivational community. Free.
NCCN Patient Guides for Cancer (iPhone and Android): NCCN Guidelines for Patients® are easy-to-understand resources based on the same clinical practice guidelines used by health care professionals around the world to determine the best way to treat people with cancer. Free.
Breast Advocate® (iPhone and Android): Co-created by leading specialists and patient advocates, Breast Advocate® is a free breast cancer surgery app that provides information about your surgical options along with personalized evidence-based recommendations. Free.
OWise-Breast Cancer Support (iPhone and Android): OWise is a multi-award-winning health app that helps you to regain control of your life from the first day of a breast cancer diagnosis. OWise gives you personalized, safe, reliable and credible information as well as practical support and guidance, in one easy-to-view place. Free.
LUNGevity Lung Cancer Navigator (Android): The Lung Cancer Navigator app is a highly engaging mobile application that helps patients manage their lung cancer diagnosis. It provides support, guidance, and more to patients and caregivers navigating the journey from diagnosis to successful treatment of lung cancer. Free.
Focus on Lymphoma (iPhone and Android): Focus on Lymphoma provides comprehensive information and tools to patients and caregivers to help them understand their lymphoma diagnosis and manage their cancer treatment. The app provides the most up-to-date information and resources on lymphoma from the Lymphoma Research Foundation. Free.
LLS Health Manager (iPhone and Android): Manage your health by tracking your side effects, medication, food and hydration, questions for your doctor, grocery lists and more. From The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Free.
OWise-Prostate Cancer Support (iPhone and Android): OWise is a multi-award-winning health app that helps you to regain control of your life from the first day of a prostate cancer diagnosis. OWise gives you personalized, safe, reliable and credible information as well as practical support and guidance, in one easy-to-view place. Free.
General Symptom Tracking Apps
Bearable – Symptom Tracker (iPhone and Android) Bearable empowers people to reclaim control over their well-being by making mood and symptom tracking simple, convenient, and accessible. Free to use with a subscription fee to access some features.
Wave Health (iPhone and Android): Track symptoms, side effects, and activities, discover personalized insights, and share your tracking data with your health care team. Free to use with a subscription fee to access some features.
Wellth Health Tracker (iPhone): Track your daily health for a better understanding of your body and wellness. Be prepared for doctors’ appointments and set reminders for better habits. Wellth Health Tracker allows you to track vitals, symptoms, food, medications, exercise and more for just you or your entire family. Free to use with a subscription fee to access some features.
Apps To Help Quit Smoking
QuitGuide (iPhone): This interactive guide helps you prepare to quit smoking and find support after you quit. Free. (Developed by MMG, Inc. for smokefree.gov)
SmokefreeTXT (smartphone not required): This mobile service designed for teens provides text messages with encouragement, advice, and tips to quit smoking. Free, but text message rates apply. (Developed by the National Cancer Institute)