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Nurse-led survivorship care programs (SCPs) may improve the health and resiliency of caregivers of patients with advanced head and neck cancer, according to data from a recently published randomized controlled trial. Effective SCPs have been shown to positively influence health outcomes in patients with cancer, but there has been insufficient research regarding their effects on caregiver health and resilience. Read More ›

Caregivers of patients with cancer are tasked with enormous responsibility to facilitate patients’ daily living activities, medical care, social support, and advocacy. Performing these duties is time-consuming, often requiring caregivers to cut back on hours at their jobs, take extended leave, or even quit. In addition, the psychological burden of caring for patients with cancer frequently manifests in stress, depression, and reduced quality of life. Read More ›