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Music Therapy & Cancer Treatment

Slowly but surely, public awareness of the effectiveness of music therapy as a means of assisting those with developmental disabilities such as autism, down syndrome, and Alzheimers is growing. In this video below, we learn that music therapy is also an effective treatment for cancer patients in dealing with anxiety, pain perception, and emotional expression. Noteworthy from the video from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center is that patient immune systems funcion better in comparison to contral study groups not receiving music therapy treatment.

To learn more about the exciting and expanding field of music therapy, visit the website of the American Music Therapy Association.