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2020 Jan-Dec

Digit Health


Smartphone apps for cancer: A content analysis of the digital health marketplace.


Charbonneau DH, Hightower S, Katz A, Zhang K, Abrams J, Senft N, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Heath E, Eaton T, Thompson HS
Digit Health. 2020 Jan-Dec; 6:2055207620905413.
PMID: 32110428.


The purpose of this study was to examine the state of smartphone applications for cancer intended for the general public with a focus on interactive features, content sources, and application developer affiliations. The level of health provider involvement in screening or appraising application content was also assessed.