Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education

Mobile Health Application and e-Health Literacy: Opportunities and Concerns for Cancer Patients and Caregivers.

Publication Date: 
Nov 15, 2017

Health literacy is critical for cancer patients as they must understand complex procedures or treatment options. Caregivers' health literacy also plays a crucial role in caring for cancer patients.

The Effect of Access to Information on Beliefs Surrounding Breast Cancer in South Africa.

Publication Date: 
May 25, 2017

Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in South Africa. There is little knowledge of beliefs to help identify key areas to improve support and education in this demographically and culturally diverse population.

Developing a Peer-to-Peer mHealth Application to Connect Hispanic Cancer Patients.

Publication Date: 
Jul 01, 2016

Cancer and its treatment can significantly impact health-related quality of life (HRQOL) (J Pain Symptom Manag 9 (3):186-192, 1994; Soc Sci Med 46:1569-1584, 1998), particularly for Hispanics (Healthcare Financ Rev 29 (4):23-40, 2008; Psycho-Oncology 21 (2):115-124, 2012).

mHealth Education Applications Along the Cancer Continuum.

Publication Date: 
Apr 30, 2015

The majority of adults worldwide own a mobile phone, including those in under-resourced communities. Mobile health (mhealth) education technologies present a promising mechanism for improving cancer prevention, treatment, and follow-up.

Smartphone apps as a source of cancer information: changing trends in health information-seeking behavior.

Publication Date: 
Mar 27, 2013

There is an increased interest in smartphone applications as a tool for delivery of health-care information. There have been no studies which evaluated the availability and content of cancer-related smartphone applications.