Stories of the music of hope

Linda R Mileshkin, Phillip Antippa and Penelope Schofield
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11239
Published online: 5 March 2012

Is hope or optimism required for dealing with cancer?

We all have hopes and dreams. For people affected by cancer, these can be even more vivid. I (L R M) have seen many people who have taught me about the power of hope and the value of asking “What are you hoping for?”

  • Linda R Mileshkin1
  • Phillip Antippa2
  • Penelope Schofield1

  • 1 Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.

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