Living with cancer can be isolating, and finding the right resource to connect with others in the same situation can be tough. But one app is aiming to make the process easier for patients with its new social media platform.
This week, Belong, a social media app designed for cancer patients, announced that it will be partnering up with Toronto-based advocacy group Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC) to develop a new platform specifically for CCC members.
“This partnership enhances our vision to support patients and their loved ones while easing their concerns as they cope with a challenging disease,” Eliran Malki, cofounder and CEO of Belong, said in a statement. “We aspire to improve the quality of life of all cancer patients. This service is a community that offers simple and up-to-date information, and we believe that the connection and solutions will save people time and money and assist them in their treatment decisions.”