Cancer Patients & Survivors Improve Thanks to Art as Therapy Program

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Living Forward is bettering the lives of cancer patients and survivors through its unique program that aids many cancer patients and survivors in expressing their emotions and struggles through the power of creativity and art. We hope you’re inspired by this touching story about the Living Forward art as therapy program! Image credit: Scripps Media

New Study: Music Therapy and Video Project Helps Young Cancer Patients Cope

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According to a recent report released by the Indiana University School of Nursing, young people suffering from cancer felt better about themselves and their outlook on support and family after working on an extensive music project. All the subjects in the program were undergoing a series of risky intravenous, stem cell transplant treatments. The research […]

Miracle Makeover: Your Comments = Donations to Help Kids With Cancer

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We have a great story about a young boy, Charlie, with neurofibromatosis (NF-1) and a miracle makeover by Design Gives Back. Please comment below and Design Gives Back will donate $1 to Friends of Kids With Cancer for another therapeutic makeover for someone in need. The more comments you leave here and even at the […]

Children With Cancer Have A High Probability Of Survival In Germany

The Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (http://www.iqwig.de/index.2.en.html?random=86a189) in Cologne, Germany have reported that children with cancer have a high probability of survival in Germany. Greater than 80 percent of the children with cancer in Germany between 2000 and 2004 survived at least five years. You can read more about the study and […]

Art Therapy Helps Breast Cancer Patients

A recent report reveals that women with breast cancer receiving radiation treatment experienced improved mental health, physical health, and an overall higher quality of life after 5 sessions of art therapy. The findings were a result of testing art therapy intervention among 41 women receiving radiation treatment for breast cancer. The women were randomly selected […]

Picture a Cure for Lung Cancer – Call For Artists, Entries

Four Stages by Mike McCarthy

Please read further if you know of anyone with cancer that creates art. Or, if you’d like to contribute to the event, details are below as well… Art Show Benefits People With Cancer, Seeking Artists With Cancer We have a special article today about a young man and young woman that are organizing an art event […]

Fundraiser Raises Awareness of Art Therapy & Children With Cancer

Art Therapist Tracy Councill

Tracy’s Kids 2008 Red Carpet Fundraiser Raises Awareness of Art Therapy with Children with Cancer On the evening of Tuesday, February 12, 2008–right in the heart of Hollywood’s awards season–Tracy’s Kids 2008 Red Carpet Fundraiser was held at the Regal Theatre Gallery Place to showcase movies nominated for the film world’s most prestigious awards. It […]