Cancer care and companion startups
Cancer remains one of the world’s greatest challenges for both medicine and society. According to the WHO, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10M deaths in 2020, or nearly one in six deaths.
Digital health startups are developing cancer care companion platforms to support and connect people with a cancer diagnosis to family, friends and also clinicians in the right moment. Where do these startups stand in the patient’s journey?
Report - Digital healthcare: patient-first?
Cancer patients can have a treatment journal by tracking their symptoms and side effects, managing their medication, and receiving emotional support. Moreover, these platforms allow a real-time monitoring to clinicians to intervene early and understand better how patients are tolerating their treatment.
On Dealroom, you can browse over 80 cancer care companion startups that are supporting patients during the cancer journey. 👇