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Music Heals the Soul

Many cancer survivors like me have found comfort in music. While sitting in the waiting room at Memorial Sloan Kettering before my latest checkup, I came across a couple of articles about Rising Voices, a cancer survivors’ chorus.

The Magic of Music

By now it’s common knowledge, especially in developed countries, that music is powerful and has many benefits. There is a correlation between music and mathematical aptitude, creativity, health, and coordination and teamwork in certain cases. The magic of music can perhaps best be seen by the impact on society overall, most notably in the sense of community and connection.