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‘Lilly Oncology on Canvas’ art exhibition comes to Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

 

GLENDALE, AZ (Oct. 4, 2013) – Lilly Oncology on Canvas, an art exhibition honoring the journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis, will be on display at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale, from Oct. 7 to 18.

This free public exhibit, which is touring communities nationwide, will showcase select pieces of art from the Lilly Oncology on Canvas competition. Themes explored in this inspiring collection range from fear and hope, to loss and survival, to isolation and the embrace of family and friends.

The artwork will be displayed in the hospital’s Main Lobby and Radiation Oncology Waiting Room from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during its stay at the nonprofit hospital.

Launched in 2004, the Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition and Exhibition invites people from the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, who are diagnosed with any type of cancer – as well as their families, friends, caregivers and healthcare providers – to express, through art and narrative, the life-affirming changes that give their cancer journeys meaning. Winners’ prizes consist of donations made to the cancer-related charities of their choice. Art from the competition tours hospitals, cancer centers and cancer advocacy group events.

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, AZ, specializes in heart care, surgical services, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency care, behavioral health, cancer care and pediatrics including the West Valley’s only pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric Emergency department and Level III neonatal intensive care unit. The hospital is part of Banner Health, a nonprofit health system with 24 hospitals in seven states. For more information, please visit www.BannerHealth.com/Thunderbird.

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