Written by Helen Cooke, Joke Bradt and the CAM-Cancer Consortium.
Updated May 20, 2017

Music therapy

Is it safe?

Adverse events

No adverse events are on record 4.


No contraindications are on record 4.


No interactions are on record 4.


It is important to consider the potential negative impact of the use of headphones during procedures because of hampered communication between the patient and medical personnel. This may increase anxiety in patients 3.

Citation Helen Cooke, Joke Bradt, CAM-Cancer Consortium. Music therapy [online document]. http://ws.cam-cancer.org/The-Summaries/Mind-body-interventions/Music-therapy. May 20, 2017.


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