VR offers relief to cancer patients without additional prescriptions or treatments

VR offers relief to cancer patients without additional prescriptions or treatments

ga('send', 'event', 'Entertainment', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Health & Wellbeing', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

VR technology is increasingly being used to alleviate stress and support social challenges. Here at Springwise, we have written about this project that uses VR to prepare prison inmates for life on the outside, and this VR app that helps prepare children for MRI scans by showing them what to expect during the process. Now, Australian cancer treatment center and hospital, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse has partnered with Samsung Australia and the virtual reality studio Start VR to bring Samsung Gear VR headsets to patients waiting to receive chemotherapy.

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).

Add

Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.

Update