Interior + Spatial Design
Capital Region Children's Cancer Center
The reason I chose to create and design a Children's cancer center is because of my family, specifically my uncle. When my uncle was younger, he was diagnosed with Leukemia. Leukemia is cancer of blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow. It’s a rare type of cancer, fewer than 200,000 cases each year. The doctors did not think he had much longer unless he had a bone marrow transplant. Luckily, my grandfather was a 100% match for one and they proceeded with the transplant. As of today, my uncle is still here and healthy. He may have beat this deadly disease, but Leukemia, and many other cancers, all cause long term effects. He was treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, since that was the closest cancer center. As my family lived in Upstate NY, it was a burden going back and forth to the city weekly, if not daily. I designed this Children's Cancer Center so families can get the best care necessary for their child right in the capital region. The Children's cancer center will not only be in a convenient location but will offer many necessities for the families as well.