Music Therapy May Ease Anxiety of Cancer Patients, Drexel University Study

Published: Aug 11, 2011

Listening to recorded music or working with a music therapist may reduce anxiety levels of cancer patients and have other positive effects as well, a new study shows. Listening to recorded music, singing, playing an instrument, or otherwise participating in music making apparently also have positive effects on general mood, pain, and quality of life, according to the study. The study is published in the August issue of Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

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