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SME employers and RTW after cancer

Gabrielle Lis

Caring, off-the-cuff and worried about finances: how SMEs manage cancer-related sickness absence and RTW.

Cancer detection and treatment has improved considerably over the last thirty years. In 2019, cancer survival rates were predicted to be at an all-time high. Today, over one million Australians are either living with or have lived with cancer.  More than 40% of new cancer cases in Australia occur in people of working age. Many cancer survivors consider RTW to be an important part of recovery. Working represents a return to normality, distr...

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