Reducing cancer in the workplace

Tom Barton

Implementing primary prevention policies can reduce your workers' risk of developing cancer.

Cancer is Australia's most widespread chronic disease. Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, and according to the World Health Organization, the impact of cancer is projected to increase in the future. Accounting for 19 per cent of Australia’s total burden of disease (years of life lost to premature death and disability) the impact of cancer on our population and economy is second to none. The Australian Institute of Heal...

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Published 22 August, 2010 | Updated 17 November, 2015