Barriers and opportunities for return-to-work of cancer survivors: time for action--rapid review and expert consultation.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

Peer reviewed scientific article

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Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The spread of early detection and the improvement of cancer treatment have led to an increased prevalence of cancer survivors, including in the working age population. Return-to-work (RTW) of cancer survivors has become a key issue for national cancer control plans. This study aims (1) to identify the factors that have an impact on RTW of cancer survivors and to draw a risk profile supporting health professionals in the screening of those at risk for barriers of RTW and (2) to sharpen these results with input from health, social security and academic Belgian experts and to provi…

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