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Workplace support counts for employees with cancer

Dr Mary Wyatt

Employer attitudes influence RTW after a cancer diagnosis.

A number of research studies have shown employer attitudes influence whether an employee returns to work after a diagnosis of cancer. This study sought to investigate employer attitudes and approaches to returning employees with cancer to work. Researchers sent questionnaires to the human resources departments at a number of workplaces. They asked whether the workplace offered return to work on modified hours or duties, and whether the...

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