Our science

OWise is the trusted source for all the information that you will need from cancer diagnosis to treatment and beyond. Created by medical professionals, OWise has been selected by the NHS Innovation Accelerator and is listed in the NHS apps library. It was the first oncology app to be used as a case study by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). OWise has also undergone substantial scientific validation resulting in collaborations with renowned academic researchers and publications in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Read below about the thorough scientific and clinical validation we apply to OWise to assure it is effective and safe. 


Supportive research

December 8, 2023

Px HealthCare Unveils First-of-its-Kind, Real World Evidence Study Using OWise Breast Cancer Patient Support App

Px HealthCare (Px), the digital health company behind the clinically-validated OWise cancer patient support app, announced today the presentation of a first-of-its-kind Real World Evidence (RWE) study at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).

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Doctor with stethoscope preparing for surgery with gloves
July 11, 2017

Overall Survival Results of Trial Assessing Patient-Reported Outcomes for Symptom Monitoring During Routine Cancer Treatment

Basch et al., 2017; JAMA. A trial investigating the effect of PROs on symptom monitoring during routine cancer treatment.

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Stethoscope kit on a cotton bed
February 20, 2016

Symptom Monitoring With Patient-Reported Outcomes During Routine Cancer Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Basch et al., 2016; Journal of Clinical Oncology. A RCT that investigated symptom monitoring with PROs during cancer treatment.

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Woman in scrubs holding medicine talking to a patient with an iPad on the desk
July 1, 2014

The characteristics and effectiveness of Question Prompt List interventions in oncology: a systematic review of the literature

Brandes et al., 2014; Journal of the Psychological, Social and Behavioural Dimensions in Cancer. Systematic review examining the effectiveness of Question Prompt Lists in oncology.

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iPad and headphones on a white table
July 16, 2008

Recordings or summaries of consultations for people with cancer (Review)

Pitkethly et al., 2008; Cochrane Library. This review examined the effects of giving people with cancer audio recordings or written summaries of consultations.

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