VR offers relief to cancer patients without additional prescriptions or treatments

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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. Samsung have supplied their virtual reality (VR) technology to help alleviate stress…

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