About BEWe are developing a new online 3D environment for young people fighting cancer to meet and learn together and from each other.
- "The pain and isolation of dealing with a cancer diagnosis are challenging emotional experiences for adults. Now imagine getting that diagnosis as an adolescent." -- from Stanford School of Medicine's Scope piece on BE
Category Archives: health technology
After having spent several months in Denmark establishing contact to clinical partners and young cancer patients and initiating the first pilot-testing of the BE community, Mette is heading back to the U.S. next week to present the first preliminary, qualitative … Continue reading
Today we got our approval from National Danish Data Protection Agency to start pilot testing the BE community with young cancer patients at major oncology wards at two Danish hospitals. This great news is bringing us closer to building the … Continue reading
Being and interacting in a virtual environment opens new potential for being to people suffering from disabilities. A new paper published in Rehabilitation Nursing finds that virtual interaction in Second Life is found to increase empowerment and feelings of self-worth … Continue reading
This coming Tuesday we have been given an opportunity to present the BE community at the two-day conference Future of Health Innovation at Stanford University. The conference will examine and showcase new innovative ways to optimize the health care system, … Continue reading