Collaborative project, exhibition and book blend art and medicine to convey life-changing impact of cancer on patients.

A collaborative project at the University of Alberta—the first of its kind in Canada—aims to convey through visual art the emotional turmoil survivors of head and neck cancer endure.

Entitled “see me, hear me, heal me,” the project provides a richer representation of a cancer patient’s recovery than any conventional research study could, according to U of A dentistry professor Minn Yoon, who launched the project after hearing the stories of patients.

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