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Mountain View’s El Camino Hospital Cancer Center’s brighter walls help patients heal
The Mercury News

Offering light amid gloom, freshly painted forests of birch trees adorn the once-bland walls of El Camino Hospital Cancer Center.

The art — soothing and serene — is an effort by 25 volunteer artists, organized by the nonprofit Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo, to ease the wrenching experience of malignant disease.

“The beauty will add some smiles and comfort, to make you feel more at home, on a scary journey,” said San Carlos breast cancer patient Amanda Cardenas, 35, who completed 12 rounds of chemotherapy at the hospital last week.

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