Caring for the cancer patient

B.C. virtual reality game helps young cancer patients with pain

Simon Fraser University student was inspired by own experience in hospital to create tool to help others deal with pain and boredom from treatment. When Henry Lo was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2009, the Surrey teen spent long stretches of time in hospital undergoing chemotherapy treatment. It was a painful time for Lo, then a Grade 11 student at Surrey’s Fraser Heights Secondary School, who said he longed for an escape from the discomfort and boredom that came with being stuck in a hospital bed. ….[READ]

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