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If the word "cancer" has now real meaning for you or your family, an app may help you

3 min read Cancer is one of the most feared diseases of our time. According to the World Health Organization, there were 14.1 million new cases in 2012 and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide. In Canada, every year, more than 230 000 people learn that they have cancer and more than 85 000 people die from this disease. Cancer not only affects patients but also their families and friends. Patients and caregivers both often feel guilty, helpless and exhausted. They need all the support they can get.