Tag: cancer

ECPC – Balancing the needs of Individuals

ECPC – Balancing the needs of Individuals

Balancing needs of the individual with broad advocacy For larger, international umbrella patient groups, maintaining ties with, and supporting individual patients, can be challenging. Nonetheless, one such organisation has made a point of recognising the importance of placing the patient at the heart of what…

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

Some years ago, we created a toolkit to help people searching for health apps to do that safely. So, it’s always reassuring to see charities supporting patients guide individuals towards trusted resources. Where to start finding information Building on work by the US National Cancer…

Brain Cancer Resources – printed or digital?

Brain Cancer Resources – printed or digital?

When can printed resources be better than digital? In the field of cancer care and cancer care in general, in particular, patients welcome and even seek out support to manage their condition. But how should this support be delivered? In a digital world, resources to…

Gather My Crew – A Developing Tool for Carers

Gather My Crew – A Developing Tool for Carers

Australian charity demonstrates key steps in developing a carer tool – Gather My Crew Gather My Crew is a digital tool that enables patients and carers to set up and manage support networks. Although working as a small charity, the team has pulled together good practice…

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argue benefits of mHealth… Lets begin with the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) which argues the case for mHealth in cancer as part of its White Paper, `The Value of Innovation in Oncology’. In due time the paper will be launched. With…