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Cancer Center for Alexa

“ALEXA, ENABLE CANCER CENTER”

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has developed Cancer Center for Alexa to answer your questions and help you easily access clear and concise information in the comfort of your own home.

Cancer Center for Alexa taps into a comprehensive collection of information about cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment options and other key facts.

How to enable Cancer Center for Alexa

If you have Alexa, you can enable the voice-driven Cancer Center for Alexa in one of two ways:

  1. Use this wake command: "Alexa, enable Cancer Center."
  2. Click or tap the button below to access Cancer Center for Alexa from the Alexa Skills page:
Enable Cancer Center

To start asking questions any time after Cancer Center for Alexa is enabled, say, "Alexa, open Cancer Center."

If you don't have the Alexa app, you can download it for free. Learn how here:

Download the Alexa app

What questions can I ask Alexa?

Cancer Center for Alexa will allow you to learn about more than 40 cancers and a wide range of cancer care services. You can start by saying, "Alexa, open Cancer Center," and then explore by asking a question.

Here are some example questions to get you started:

  • "Alexa, what is prostate cancer?"
  • "Alexa, how do you diagnose ovarian cancer?"
  • "Alexa, what surgical options are available to treat breast cancer?"
  • "Alexa, tell me about lung cancer symptoms."
  • "Alexa, tell me about immunotherapy."

You can also explore topics simply by using certain phrases:

  • "Alexa, general cancer information"
  • "Alexa, different types of cancer"
  • "Alexa, treatment options"
Amazon Echo device

Note: The content provided by this Cancer Center for Alexa is for informational and educational purposes only and is not a substitute for a professional medical opinion, advice, treatment or diagnosis. This Cancer Center for Alexa should not be used if you're experiencing a life-threatening or emergency situation. Calling your local emergency number is almost always the fastest way to get emergency treatment.

Download the Alexa App

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Using your smartphone, you can download the Alexa app for free if you don't already have it. Once the app is installed on your phone, open it and follow these steps to get started:

1.

Log in to the Amazon Alexa app using your Amazon account.

2.

Tap on the menu icon in the top-left corner.

3.

Tap "Skills & Games" in the menu of options.

4.

Tap the search icon and type "Cancer Center Skill" into the search bar.

5.

Tap the Cancer Center Skill and "Enable to use" in the middle of your screen.

6.

To start asking questions, press the blue circle at the bottom of your smartphone screen and say, "Alexa, open Cancer Center."

What is an Amazon Alexa skill?

An Alexa skill is similar to an app on your smartphone or tablet. Skills are voice-enabled tools on your Alexa device that help you perform various functions and access specialized information, as with Cancer Center for Alexa. You can easily enable skills on your device and view your skills on your Alexa app.

Questions? Call us

To learn more about Cancer Center for Alexa, call us at (888) 888-8888 any time, 24/7.