These 5 Apps Will Change The Way You Approach Self Care

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In the last five years, smartphones have given women countless resources in the fight against breast cancer. These 5 apps help you take advantage of that technology, no matter where you are on your breast cancer journey.

Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed, in remission for years, or simply want to stay body-aware and up to date, these apps will leave you feeling empowered and help you stay mindful of your body, your treatments and your health.

 

1) Social Support: Breast Cancer: Beyond The Shock

Price: Free

Device: iPhone

The days and months following a breast cancer diagnosis are difficult to say the least. This app, created by the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), is designed to make them a little easier, for patients and loved ones alike. This app’s user-friendly platform is designed to help you better understand a breast cancer diagnosis through videos, written articles and a forum to ask questions. In addition to its library of insightful informational videos, you’ll also find videos featuring breast cancer survivors speaking about their healing journeys. The program, along with the social network that supports it, aims to get you through those early, emotional weeks and help positively shape your treatment, life and attitude moving forward.

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G. H. was raised in Minnesota, but currently calls Seattle her home. She's a blogger, editor, and journalist, and she's written everything from news reports to restaurant reviews. If she's not putting pen to paper, G. H. is probably experimenting in the kitchen, chilling out on her yoga mat, or running through a city park.