Positive psychological well-being has favorable effect on cancer survivors.
Scientific researchers have shown the perceived benefits of singing for improving well-being and quality of life in cancer patients. For example, performing/singing Beijing Opera (or any music/art), even watching Beijing Opera only, can help boost immune system function, maintain healthy cardiovascular system, and act upon brain neurons to live a happy and healthy life among cancer survivors.
Performance examples from the Cancer Foundation of China 2012 Opera
This 70-year-old farmer is an esophagus cancer survivor for 12 years. He personally hand-made the custom clothing he is wearing for this Beijing Opera performance.
This woman is a breast cancer survivor for 15 years. She is a strong believer that nobody should be afraid of cancer: be brave, be happy.
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