SIMON FRASER / ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY, NEWCASTLE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SIMON FRASER / ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY, NEWCASTLE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cancer patient. Hospital nurse plays a computer video game with an 18 year old male cancer patient. The patient has Hodgkin's lymphoma. He has received anticancer treatment, with subsequent loss of his hair. The computer game acts as a relaxing therapy between treatments. Hodgkin's lymphoma is a rare cancer in the lymphoid tissue. Treatment may include radiotherapy, anticancer drugs, and bone marrow transplant.
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