Children's Hospital Colorado

Cancer Patients Decorate Elaborate Radiation Masks for Therapy

9News | September 24, 2014
A mask created by a child going through radiation therapy for cancer
A mask created by a child going through radiation therapy for cancer

When kids need radiation treatment of the head or neck (e.g. for brain cancer), they have to wear special masks to keep the head completely still. Now, with the help of a creative arts therapy project, kids can decorate their masks and turn a difficult situation into therapeutic expression.

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Watch the full story on 9News and see a photo gallery of the radiation masks.


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