Research on the Quality of Life of Cancer Patients Based on Music Therapy

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


The impact of music therapy on the quality of life of cancer patients has been explored. The 38 cases of cancer patients receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy during treatment with the music, a measured assessment of the quality of life of the indicators of quality of life questionnaire (QLQ-C30) before and after the intervention. Insomnia score was statistically significant (P < 0.05) before and after the intervention. Application of music therapy can improve sleep, improve patients’ quality of life.


Music therapy Cancer Quality of life 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Affiliated HospitalBeihua UniversityJilinChina

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