We’re grateful for the thoughtful coverage ArtWorks for Cancer has received.

September 14, 2018
Non-profit encourages healing by bringing art to cancer wards
The Globe and Mail
A couple of years ago, Dr. Weinberg was treating patients with skin cancer and performing breast-reconstruction surgeries when he noticed the stark decor of many hospital wards. “The environment was so hostile, unfriendly, unhealing and not transformative in any way. People go there and they feel alienated,” he said.

Dr. Weinberg decided to do something, so he contacted a group of friends and colleagues in the art world.
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January 23, 2018
Trillium Health Partners receives donation from ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation
Mississauga News
Trillium Health Partners is the first hospital to receive donated artwork from ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation.

“We are exceptionally grateful to Dr. Michael Weinberg and the ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation for their generous donation of artwork,” said Steve Hoscheit, president and CEO, Trillium Health Partners Foundation, in a press release.
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Tamara Horton, Social Worker, Cancer Services Trillium Health Partners

April 6, 2017
Bringing Art into Cancer Care
University of Toronto Medicine Magazine
“… while our hospital oncology units offer great care, they tend to be aesthetically dull and uninspiring places, offering little comfort. I also have many friends (most of whom are also U of T grads) who have been deeply touched by cancer and wanted to make an impact on the lives of others who have had similar experiences. In talking about how to do this, we came up with the idea for ArtWorks.”
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“Art is being used by us as a weapon against the suffering and uncertainty.”