Fatigue, Anxiety, Music, and Entertainment (FAME) Study

Fatigue, Anxiety, Music, and Entertainment (FAME) Study

Evaluate the impact of a six-week group drumming intervention on fatigue, anxiety, and cognitive impairment when compared to an attentional control for cancer patients who have undergone at least one treatment session of chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Group Drumming

Cancer patients will be led by a Board Certified Music Therapist to participate in group drumming for one hour per week, for six weeks.

Attention Control

This is intended to control for time, place, and group affect.

Addressing Fatigue, Anxiety, and Cognitive Impairment Through Rhythmic Effects: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study Using a Group Drumming Intervention With Cancer Patients