With better cancer medications available, is a career in radiation therapy a good career to get into or is it slowing down?
I am starting college in the fall for pre-radiation therapy. Getting into a radiation therapy program is very difficult as they only take 7 student. So, I know that they are not graduating many therapists per year. Also, there are only 2 universities in my state that even offer the program. medicine healthcare therapy oncology cancer radiation cancer-research
There is most definitely always going to be a need for cancer related treatment until they find a cure so I would say that this is a good field to get into, however I would suggest a secondary medical concentration just as a backup. Alot of the premed classes do overlap and coincide with one another so I would definitely look into this as well. There are few areas that offer the radiation therapy as it is costly for patients however not so much a dying field. Just a few things to think about.