Working with cancer treatment

Gabrielle Lis

Remaining at work while receiving cancer treatment is increasingly common. Healthy work / cancer fit requires enlightened management from employers and treating practitioners.

Although cancer treatments still bring difficult and unpleasant side-effects, there are less adverse consequences than in the past, in both the short and longer term. RTW post-cancer is common, and some patients even remain at work while receiving treatment. In fact, studies that have looked at the experiences of employed cancer survivors have found that between 30 and 60% continue to work during treatment.  Health researchers Jennifer Swa...

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Published 13 May, 2020 | Updated 02 June, 2020