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Thoughtful Gifts for Cancer Patients

A gift can serve many purposes. It can brighten someone’s day and let you know you’re thinking about them. A gift can also be practical and help with day-to-day tasks such as cooking, entertaining or driving. Buying a gift usually isn’t a difficult process, so why then is it deemed difficult when buying a gift for someone with a cancer diagnosis?

Laughter as Medicine: A Mirror Designed to Help Cancer Patients - School of Visual Arts

Salih Berk Ilhan has created a "Smile Mirror" as part of a project called Uplifting aimed at improving the quality of life of cancer patients. The mirror shows your reflection only when smiling, by recognising the movement of facial muscles used to smile. It based upon the idea that when people physically smile it evokes feelings of ...