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Employer flexibility helps cancer survivors return to work

Anna Dunn

Returning to work after cancer treatment is difficult, but employers can make a difference.

Take Home Messages: Return to work after treatment for cancer can be difficult.  Compared with a “non-cancer” group, breast cancer survivors reported more limitation on their work, due to: Fatigue; Depression; and Difficulties with concentration and memory. The employer can improve the situation by: Reducing job stress; Providing work flexibili...

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