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What Is Self-Management in Cancer Care?

Posted by Oleena on December 15, 2020


According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), cancer care encompasses more than the acute illness phase, or the time when cancer-related symptoms rapidly worsen1. Instead, it runs on a continuum consisting of: prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life care.

Because cancer care is long-term and ongoing, self-management plays a vital role for patients who are navigating the symptoms and side effects of treatment and their condition. Let’s talk more about self-management and why it’s important in cancer care.

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Topics: symptom management

The Value of Digital Therapeutics for Cancer Care

Posted by Oleena on December 1, 2020


Healthcare is in the midst of a digital transformation. From telehealth visits and wellness apps, to wearable devices, remote patient monitoring, and more, it’s easy to see how digital health has been integrated into the care experience—and that momentum will likely continue as healthcare advances and technology evolves.

One exciting subset of digital health is the field of digital therapeutics (DTx), a growing treatment option driven by technology. Let’s take a moment to dive into this realm and learn about the value of digital therapeutics for cancer care.

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