Frequently Asked Questions
What is CancerAid?
CancerAid is a free app that can help you better organise your cancer care by:
Accessing medically reliable information
Tracking your symptoms and personal experiences
Monitoring your activity and exercise
Reading articles and resources from other patients who might have gone through similar experiences
What is the CancerAid Plus Program?
An educational program with a series of informative articles based on clinically-proven science
Educational videos focused on improving your understanding of cancer care
Motivational articles and advice written by other patients describing their experiences
Access to medication resources with more information about medication and your condition
Access to the award-winning CancerAid app, with the ability to track symptoms, medications & activity
Who can access the CancerAid Plus Program?
To meet Medicines Australia requirements, the CancerAid Plus Program is available only for patients prescribed certain medications. For now, this includes lung cancer medications made by Roche, XTANDI® (enzalutamide) made by Astellas, and Zoladex® (goserelin) made by AstraZeneca.
What is the relationship between the pharmaceutical company and CancerAid?
CancerAid is an award-winning independent company providing the CancerAid Plus Program. All educational content is evidence-based and independent. The CancerAid Plus Program is supported by the pharmaceutical company for its distribution only.
Will my data be shared?
Absolutely not. We understand that your personal health is private, and CancerAid takes your privacy and data security seriously.
How do I sign up for the CancerAid Plus Program?
What is the cost of the CancerAid Plus Program?
The CancerAid Plus program is completely free for you.
How do I get started?
What do the lessons involve?
What happens at the end of the Plus Program?
What is the time commitment?
How do I access the program?
You will need to use the QR code or link provided to you. These will work both if you have already downloaded the CancerAid app or are downloading and registering an account on the CancerAid app for the first time.
How do I track my progress?
The weekly educational content will remain visible after its completion for future reference. You can use the CancerAid Personal and Symptom Journals to keep track of your progress.