Tag Archives: Care

Untrained Caregivers Bear Burden of Care for Families: Report

TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 — Twenty million largely self-taught home caregivers in the United States perform complex medical tasks for family members and friends, a new report says. That means that half of the nation’s 40 million family caregivers do things typically performed by health care professionals, such as giving injections, preparing special diets, handling… Read More »

Radiation oncology workforce study indicates potential threat to rural cancer care access

An inside look into America’s radiation oncology workforce finds that gender and race gaps have narrowed slightly, although persistent and growing geographic disparities point to a need for more equity in access to radiation therapy care. The survey, which drew responses from more than 1,100 physicians across the country, finds that fewer radiation oncologists are… Read More »