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Cancer survivors' views of work 3 years post diagnosis: a UK perspective.
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The results indicated the importance of returning to work from diagnosis and through treatment which was then followed by a re-assessment of work-life balance when people recovered from primary treatment and were back in employment. Expand
Breast cancer teams: the impact of constitution, new cancer workload, and methods of operation on their effectiveness
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It is established that team composition, working methods, and workloads are related to measures of effectiveness, including the quality of clinical care. Expand
Getting the most out of multidisciplinary teams: A multi-sample study of team innovation in health care
Driven by the assumption that multidisciplinarity contributes positively to team outcomes teams are often deliberately staffed such that they comprise multiple disciplines. However, the diversityExpand
The professional role of breast cancer nurses in multi-disciplinary breast cancer care teams.
TLDR
There is evidence that the breast care nurse (BCN) is practicing at an advanced level of practice, however, there is a severe lack of evidence-based description of that advanced practice. Expand
Helping Cancer Survivors Return to Work: What Providers Tell Us About the Challenges in Assisting Cancer Patients with Work Questions
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It is appropriate to recommend that formal training for providers is necessary to develop a better knowledge base about the impacts of cancer and its treatment on work ability, sustainability and return to work that would help providers to offer more tailored advice to patients, consistently. Expand
Do newly diagnosed lung cancer patients feel their concerns are being met?
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Findings support previous findings that there is a need for health professionals to provide emotional support and respond to the psychosocial needs of patients by eliciting their concerns and attempting to address them in the early stages of the disease process. Expand
Return to paid work after cancer: A British experience
TLDR
The duration of sick leave absence was associated with more difficulties in returning to work, and the length of Sick leave was greatest in the most economically deprived group, and in those survivors of cancer diagnosis and treatment who did not receive surgery. Expand
Cancer survivorship and employment: epidemiology.
TLDR
There is a need for more evidence to inform better guidance for clinicians, survivors and work organizations about how to manage cancer in the workplace. Expand
The meaning of cancer: implications for family finances and consequent impact on lifestyle, activities, roles and relationships
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This study explores the impact that cancer‐related financial hardship/worries can have on family life and highlights the need to understand more fully the role that insurance companies play in family life. Expand
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