Your individual breast cancer app for nutrition, exercise and mental health
PINK! Coach was specially developed for breast cancer patients and accompanies you during your therapy and aftercare. The holistic concept helps you to get healthy and stay healthy. It was developed by the recognized breast cancer specialist Prof. Dr. Pia Wülfing in cooperation with well-known experts such as Prof. Dr. Nadia Harbeck (Gynaecology, LMU Munich), Prof. Dr. Martin Smollich (Nutritional Medicine, UKSH), Prof. Dr. Freerk Baumann (Sports Science, CIO University Hospital Cologne).
How does it work?
PINK! Coach is only available as a digital health application with an activation code. In Germany, the costs are fully covered by the statutory health insurance companies.
Doctors of all specialties and psychotherapists can issue you with a prescription for the app - for example your family doctor, gynaecologist, oncologist or psycho-oncologist. Just talk to your doctor on PINK! Coach on.
You can find more information here: https://www.pink-brustkrebs.de/das-bietet-pink/lp-pink-coach/diga-support
What does the app offer?
PINK! Coach is your digital assistant for nutrition, exercise and mental health. With daily changing and individual goals, you will be motivated and challenged - without being overwhelmed.
Goal of PINK! Coach is to support you in making lifestyle changes that will reduce your side effects, improve your quality of life and reduce your risk of recurrence by making changes to your habits.
Nutrition, Sport & Mental Health
"All recommendations for healthy eating not only have to be scientifically sound, but also suitable for everyday use and tasty!" says Prof. Dr. Martin Smollich. This includes:
• General nutritional concept for breast cancer
• Over 1,000 suitable recipes
• Special forms of nutrition/diets
• Nutrition during the various therapies
• Vitamins & Dietary Supplements
"I don't even call it sport. Regular daily exercise is enough to achieve positive effects," says Prof. Dr. Freerk Baumann. This includes:
• Transfer of knowledge about sport and exercise
• Exercises for side effects (fatigue, sleep disorders, polyneuropathy, osteoporosis, lymphedema)
• Strength, stretching & coordination exercises
▶ Mental Health
dr Boris Bornemann accompanies you in the app to pause for a moment in everyday life: "With mindfulness exercises and meditation, you can have a decisive influence on your well-being." This includes:
• Various relaxation techniques
• Mindfulness exercises
• Multi-week mindfulness program consisting of 3 courses
Further help in everyday life
▶ Side Effect Chatbot
The chatbot explains the typical side effects of drug breast cancer therapy and can give you specific recommendations for action (tips for self-help, conventional home remedies and behavior).
You can photograph your findings and send them securely to selected people.
▶ Appointment management
Enter your therapy appointments and PINK! Coach will remind you in time.
Find other "affected people" who are experiencing and going through the exact same thing.
The Infothek offers you evidence- and guideline-based information in the form of text, audio and video.
PINK! Coach is only available as an app on prescription. Before use, a doctor should confirm that PINK! Coach is suitable for you and your specific health situation. PINK! Coach does not provide medical or therapeutic diagnosis or treatment and does not replace a doctor's appointment.