One of the most stabilizing things you can do with a breast cancer diagnosis is get the right information. In addition to your doctor, the right app can be a great place to find answers to all of your questions. It can also offer access to a supportive community that understands what you’re navigating.

Healthline chose the best breast cancer apps of the year based on the quality of their content, reliability, and excellent user reviews. We hope one of them can help you through your own journey.

breast cancer apps

iPhone: 4.6 stars

Android: 4.5 stars

Price: Free

This app simplifies medication management so you always have a list of medicines, dosages, and schedules with you to stay organized. Safely share access with other people, and receive reminders when it’s time to take a medication or refill a prescription. You can also track contacts and to-do’s as well as store important information in your notes.

breast cancer apps

iPhone: 4.7 stars

Android: 4.5 stars

Price: Free

Healthline’s own breast cancer app was designed to remind you that you’re not alone during this journey. Those who are newly diagnosed, receiving treatment, or in remission will find support and camaraderie in the app’s one-on-one chats and group discussions. This is a place to find and receive advice, access the most current news and research, and connect with people who truly get it.

iPhone: 4.5 stars

Android: 4.4 stars

Price: Free

Developed in partnership with BreastCancer.org, Men’s Health Network, and Fight Colorectal Cancer, My Cancer Coach offers information about personalized cancer treatments so you can manage your cancer’s progression. Find comprehensive but easy to understand answers to questions about breast, prostate, and colon cancer. Features include a questionnaire and personalized treatment report, questions to ask your doctor, videos and resources, a journal, a calendar, and a glossary of common terms.

iPhone: 4 stars

Android: 4.4 stars

Price: Free

Designed by the Keep a Breast Foundation, Check Yourself! helps you make your own routine for breast self-checking. Set a date and schedule an automatic monthly reminder, learn how to massage and familiarize yourself with your own breasts, and get notifications with tips for lowering your risk for breast cancer. Establishing your own “normal” is an important step in knowing your body. This app makes it easy.

iPhone: 4.8 stars

Android: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

An app designed for oncology professionals, Cancer Therapy Advisor compiles the latest in oncology news and trends, cancer treatment regimens, full-length features, slideshows, case studies, and drug information for a variety of cancer types. Be better informed for your patients with this comprehensive app.

If you want to nominate an app for this list, email us at nominations@healthline.com.


Jessica Timmons has been a writer and editor for more than 10 years. She writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady and growing clients as a work-at-home mom of four, squeezing in a side gig as a fitness co-director for a martial arts academy.