Cool Tools for Patients, Survivors and Friends
Manage the emotional turmoil that can immediately follow a cancer diagnosis with AfterShock: Facing a Serious Diagnosis
. The free app, a condensed version of the late Jessie Gruman’s book AfterShock
, provides advice and resources on topics ranging from learning about your diagnosis and getting a second opinion to telling others about your illness.
If you are being screened for prostate cancer, you can get information about how likely a prostate biopsy would be negative for cancer or could identify a low-grade or high-grade cancer by using the Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator
, developed by the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Find nutritious recipes to help you eat meals that will fuel you during and after your cancer treatment on Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s app Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer
. The app includes nutrition tips and a search-by-symptom feature. It also allows you to send questions to—and get personalized answers from—Dana-Farber’s nutrition department.