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Patient Listening: Music Therapy For Cancer Patients

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http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/050414_8.mp3

A recent study published in the academic journal Cancer found that adolescents who are undergoing cancer treatment develop coping skills by participating in a musical creative outlet. As part of the "Patient Listening" series, Rich Frankel, Ph.D., explores this study and discusses what’s next for the researchers who study musical therapy for cancer patients.