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Early Detection Plan Breast Cancer app review: a useful app for breast cancer prevention

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Introduction

Early Detection Plan for Breast Cancer is a useful app that offers the right tools to keep you healthy. More specifically, the app will teach you how to perform a routine breast exam. It also allows you to set scheduled visits to your doctor for breast cancer examinations. Developed by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, this app is compatible with your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Early Detection Plan: Breast Cancer

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Regular Examination Can Prevent Breast Cancer

Did you know that each year, hundreds of thousands of women are diagnosed with invasive and malignant breast cancer? According to National Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer can be prevented by performing routine and regular examinations.

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The problem is that a lot of women don’t even know how to perform breast self-exam. That is why the Foundation developed the Early Detection Plan app for women.

This app is free to download in the App Store. You can use it in any of your iOS device. It offers simple tools that could potentially save your life. When you open Early Detection Plan, the home screen displays three major sections: Mammogram, Clinical Breast Exam, and Self Breast Exam.

To perform self-examination, simply tap the Self Breast Exam section. This section of the app teaches you all the steps on how to perform a routine breast exam. The information provided in this section is written by medical doctors and cancer specialist.

You can access the Mammogram feature of the app to know everything about it. The app allows you to set a schedule for your mammograms. You will get a push notification to remind you of upcoming appointments.

Included in the app is a location map that displays all available breast cancer clinics in your area. 

Features of Early Detection Plan for Breast Cancer

Early Detection Plans offers you an easy way to schedule your next mammograms. It has a built-in calendar and organizer to set your doctor’s appointments.

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The app allows you to set reminders and notifications for your scheduled exams. You will receive a notification even if the app is not in use. You can reschedule an appointment by editing your calendar entries.

This app offers a useful breast self-exam tool. It teaches you all the right steps to perform a routine breast exam. The app allows you to set schedules for this task.

One of the best features of this app is the clinic finder and map. When you schedule a mammogram or a doctor’s visit, you can load the built-in map of the app. The map displays all breast exam clinics near your location. You can tap a clinic to find more information including doctor’s name, contact numbers, and physical address.

And lastly, Early Detection Plan offers a history section so you can view all finished and scheduled exams.

Early Detection Plan: Breast Cancer

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Offers crucial information about mammograms
  • Offers literatures about breast cancer
  • Breast self-exam help
  • Locates available doctor’s clinics
  • Sends reminders for upcoming exams

Cons

  • Needs multi-language support

Final Thoughts

Early Detection Plan for Breast Cancer is a valuable app for all women. It offers the right tools that will help you detect breast cancer. 

Early Detection Plan: Breast Cancer

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.