Effect of cancer diagnosis on patient employment status: a nationwide longitudinal study in Korea.

@article{Park2009EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cancer diagnosis on patient employment status: a nationwide longitudinal study in Korea.},
  author={Jae-Hyun Park and Jong Hyock Park and Sung-Gyeong Kim},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={691-9}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer diagnosis may adversely affect employment status. Our aim was to investigate whether cancer diagnosis effects employment status by comparing employment status changes in cancer patients with to that of cancer-free workers over a 5-6-year period. METHODS All 25-55-year-old, non-self-employed, Korean workers who were diagnosed with cancer for the first time in 2001 were identified as first baseline study subjects (n=4991). Of these, those who lost their jobs within 1 year of… CONTINUE READING

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