Creative arts may ease cancer-related anxiety, pain

By Genevra Pittman and Reuters | May 15, 2013
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Music, art and dance therapy may relieve anxiety and similar symptoms among people with cancer, according to a new analysis of past studies. Researchers who analyzed results from trials conducted between 1989 and 2011 said the benefits tied to creative arts therapies were small, but similar to those of other complementary techniques such as yoga and acupuncture. “People with cancer very often feel like their body has been taken over by the…
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