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Music Therapy Included in NIH/NCI PDQ on Supportive and Palliative Care

PDQ (Physician Data Query) is the National  Cancer Institute's (NCI) comprehensive cancer database. It contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics, a registry of clinical trials, as well as the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms. Music therapy and music interventions were added to the NIH/NCI PDQ on Supportive and Palliative Care. The online entry includes a short description on the use of music therapy for pain. The final copy is online in a physician and patient version. Thank you to AMTA member Dr. Debra Burns for her contributions to this entry. The full entry may be viewed at:
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/pain/HealthProfessional/page5

 
 

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