Cancer Beats

Tuning out adolescent and young adult cancer

With support from the Children’s Hospital Foundation and Teen Cancer America (founded by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who), Cancer Beats offers an enhanced approach to music therapy by connecting patients to musicians and music students. Professionally trained music therapists design and use individualized music experiences to assess, treat and evaluate patients.

Through Cancer Beats, patients can learn new skills and coping strategies, meet peers and gain support, and disclose self-expression and creativity in a safe and controlled environment.

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Norton Children’s offers advanced pediatric cancer care

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