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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Musicoterapia

Music therapy (MYOO-sik THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment that uses music to help relieve pain or stress and promote well-being. It is being studied in the treatment of several cancer-related problems and other conditions.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.