A cancer patient paints a heart on a colorful canvas.

Cancer Patients Express Emotional Journeys during Oncology on Canvas Event

Art is a powerful tool that, to borrow a phrase from writer Thomas Merton, “enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” 

It gives us the freedom for unfiltered expression when words alone fail us, or when the gravity of a situation is too large, too scary, too ugly to say out loud. 

Lymphoblastic leukemia survivor Casy Sherman

Casey's Story

At 37, Casey Sherman was diagnosed with adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a form of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow, and reduces the body’s ability to fight off infection. If not treated, ALL can spread to the central nervous system.

Read Casey's powerful story of hope and perseverance.