Art + Medicine Collaborative Practice

Transforming the Experience of Head and Neck Cancer

by Edited by Pamela Brett-MacLean and Lianne McTavish

University of Alberta Press

2019

Non-Fiction: Arts and Culture

CDN: $39.99

978-1-77212-415-6

Through a fusion of personal experience and art, the contributors help us understand the lived realities of individuals with head and neck cancer. Featuring original art from Ingrid Bachmann, Sean Caulfield, Jude Griebel, Jill Ho-You, Heather Huston, and Bradley Necyk, this collaborative, interdisciplinary exploration draws together the voices of patients, health care practitioners, researchers, and artists to offer a more holistic—more human—understanding of cancer treatment and its aftermath. Art–Medicine Collaborative Practice will resonate with people with head or neck cancer as well as medical practitioners who aid in their healing process. It is an important book for all those in the health professions and medical humanities, as well as artists, arts-based researchers, and those interested in the areas of health and visual communication and knowledge translation.

Contributors: Ingrid Bachmann, Pamela Brett-MacLean, Sean Caulfield, Kimberly Flowers, Jude Griebel, Bahaa Harmouche, Jill Ho-You, Heather Huston, Bernie Krewski, Lianne McTavish, Suresh Nayar, Bradley Necyk, Leslie O’Connor-Parsons, Kyle Terrence, Helen Vallianatos, Minn N. Yoon

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