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The role of music therapy in palliative medicine and supportive care



The role of music therapy in palliative medicine and supportive care



Seminars in Oncology 38(3): 403-406



This paper is designed to provide an introduction to music therapy in the continuum of cancer care. The value and use of music therapy during diagnosis and treatment, palliation, hospice, actively dying, and bereavement have been well documented. The music therapy process will be identified, research will be shared, and the importance and role of music therapy in palliative medicine and supportive cancer care discussed. Music therapy is invaluable throughout the entire cancer treatment process.

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DOI: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2011.03.010


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