Unleashing mhealth’s potential for cancer patients

BANNER ECPCNew integrated support tools for patients and clinicians were among the many initiatives to unlock the potential of mHealth for cancer patients’ treatment and care outlined at a debate at the European Parliament on 25 May, organised by the European Cancer Patient Coalition and PatientView, a research consultancy and publisher of the myhealthapps website. The event focused attention on how digital apps and tools are helping to address the rising burden of cancer, which affects more than 16 million EU citizens, with both incidence and prevalence growing, and whose socio-economic burden falls heavily on cancer patients and their families, and healthcare systems.

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