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Using Music with Lumpectomy Surgery

Tweet Are you having a lumpectomy? Or breast surgery of any kind?  Surgery is a frightening experience and especially when the end result is so unknown!  A mass in the breast might be one thing and it might be something very different.  Anxiety tends to run sky-high and yet you know that you don’t want […]

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Anxiety in Cancer Patients: Here's an easy intervention!

Tweet ( — Singing, playing an instrument or even just listening to music may lessen anxiety in cancer patients and improve their overall quality of life, according to a new analysis of previously published research. Music-based therapies appear to also have beneficial effects on pain levels, mood, and certain vital signs (such as blood pressure), […]

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