Title
An investigation of the effect of choral singing on quality of life in patients previously diagnosed with cancer, and their carers.

Value
£1,775

Funder
Tenovus

Principal / Lead Investigator
Robert Van Deursen

Investigators
Dr S Enright, Miss NS Gale, Miss AG Lake, Ms C Reagon

Type of study
Intervention

Summary
The diagnosis of cancer creates a wide range of social and emotional problems to patients and carers. However, delivering effective psychological, emotional, and social support remains a challenge. This study will evaluate quality of life (QoL) and lung function before and after a period of choral singing in cancer survivors and their carers.

Start date
January 2012

End date
January 2015


Related link
http://www.tenovus.org.uk/how-we-can-help-you/sing-with-us-.aspx