Virtual Reality and Breast Cancer, First Italian-American Study Shows Promising Results

Jan 23, 2020 154

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study. Breast cancer is, to date, the most frequent oncological disease worldwide, and has an impact both from a physical and psychological point of view.

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is a challenge, a trauma that causes severe stress from the moment of diagnosis, with frequent manifestations of anxiety and depression. The advances made by oncology and medical treatments, such as the new chemotherapy drugs, allow today to reach a survival that touches 90%.

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