CureSearch for Children's Cancer funds and supportstargeted and innovative children's cancer research with measurableresults, and is the authoritative source of information and resourcesfor all those affected by children's cancer.
"The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Healthy Survivorship phone application was recently launched at "Care Beyond Cancer: An Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Summit." The app targets cancer survivors from ages 15-39 and was developed at Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.
The AYA Healthy Survivorship app assesses health habits using an interactive assessment tool that provides a score for lifestyle, physical activity, diet, nutrition, and well-being. It also offers personalized tips for being more active, eating better, and living a healthier life and contains information and related links about the late effects of treatment, provided by CureSearch for Children's Cancer.
Importantly, the app links users to a secure Healthy Survivorship website (www.healthysurvivorship.org) where they can develop a cancer survivorship plan which will provide guidance about follow-up care and fostering healthy survivorship by engaging in health promoting behaviors and establishing a survivorship plan.
The app can be downloaded free of charge at the iTunes store.
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