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Corralling the research on cancer and RTW

Gabrielle Lis

The evidence-based low-down on a problem many Australians will face: returning to work after surviving cancer.

Cancer – and cancer treatments – can have long-term effects on people that persist even once they are well. Below we summarise the results of a review conducted by The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. The review summarised the available evidence around cancer and RTW.  Compared to people with no health problems, cancer survivors are 1.4 times more likely to be unemployed. However, most cancer survivors do...

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