The clinical trial concluded that dedicated exposure to art is associated with improved hope, anxiety and mental well-being of patients after major oncologic procedures and surgery.
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Several years ago, I noticed a bump behind my knee. It began interfering with my daily activities, so I had my doctor take a look at it. She said it was just a cyst and nothing to worry about, but sent me to an orthopedist for further testing.