The artist who draws cancer patients
Chemotherapy treatment for cancer can be a lengthy process, and patients often say it can be a stressful, boring, anxious and challenging time.
At UCLH hospital in London, artist Simon Tolhurst helps to change that, by offering patients the chance to sit for a pencil portrait – and a calming chat at the same time.
Here he meets and draws Lucy Nicholls, who is receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
- From the section Health