Improving Health Outcomes in Young Cancer Patients

 
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Improving Health Outcomes in Young Cancer Patients

Improving Health Outcomes in Young Cancer Patients
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17-year-old cancer survivor Aurean Donzell

17-year-old cancer survivor Aurean Donzell
Aurean has been helping HopeLab with the Re-Mission evaluation studies. He's been testing the game and giving us feedback about his thoughts, reactions, and experience of each level. We plan to take his feedback to inform our process of designing the next generation of this ground-breaking video game. (view small | med | large | orig)

13-year-old cancer survivor Taylor Carol

13-year-old cancer survivor Taylor Carol
Taylor was introduced to Re-Mission early in his Leukemia diagnosis two years ago. Taylor has worked with HopeLab, helping to spread the word about the video game Re-Mission. (view small | med | large | orig)

HopeLab’s Re-Mission Video Game Cover

HopeLab’s Re-Mission Video Game Cover
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Re-Mission screenshot: Fighting brain cancer cells

Re-Mission screenshot: Fighting brain cancer cells
In Re-Mission, players pilot a nanobot named Roxxi as she travels through the bodies of fictional cancer patients destroying cancer cells, battling bacterial infections, and managing side effects associated with cancer and cancer treatment. In this screenshot, Roxxi gets shocked by nerve flares while fighting off brain cancer cells. She needs to destroy them all before being able get the patient to relax and move forward. (view small | med | large | orig)

Re-Mission screenshot: Applying pain medication

Re-Mission screenshot: Applying pain medication
In Re-Mission, players pilot a nanobot named Roxxi as she travels through the bodies of fictional cancer patients destroying cancer cells, battling bacterial infections, and managing side effects associated with cancer and cancer treatment. In this level, Roxxi’s mission is to apply pain medication to all the mouth sores and eliminate the bacteria. (view small | med | large | orig)

Re-Mission screenshot: Relieving nausea symptoms

Re-Mission screenshot: Relieving nausea symptoms
In Re-Mission, players pilot a nanobot named Roxxi as she travels through the bodies of fictional cancer patients destroying cancer cells, battling bacterial infections, and managing side effects associated with cancer and cancer treatment. In this level, Roxxi rides a vomit wave while alleviating mouth sores and activating taps that help patients to monitor their intake which in turn helps ease nausea. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kalvin, a strong cancer survivor

Kalvin, a strong cancer survivor
Kalvin, a cancer survivor, served as one of our user testers who gave feedback on Re-Mission to help improve it. (view small | med | large | orig)

Saret touched us all

Saret touched us all
Saret was 17 when she passed after her leukemia suddenly came back after being in Re-Mission. She not only gave us great feedback about Re-Mission, Saret interned at HopeLab and was beloved by all of us. We miss her! (view small | med | large | orig)

Improving Health Outcomes in Young Cancer Patients

Improving Health Outcomes in Young Cancer Patients
Photo from Progress Report 'Re-Mission Inspires Growth in Games for Health' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

HopeLab

Redwood City, CA, United States
http://www.hopelab.org

Project Leader

HopeLab Foundation

Redwood City, CA, California United States

Where is this project located?

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