Employment and the common cancers: overview.

  title={Employment and the common cancers: overview.},
  author={P. Wynn},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  volume={59 6},
  • P. Wynn
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Occupational medicine
Work-related cancers have been subject to extensive study in the occupational health literature. However, the majority of workers in the UK who develop a cancer and are seen by an occupational physician (OP) in clinical practice are likely to have non-work-related disease, which have been subject to significantly less scrutiny in relation to the impact of the diagnosis on work. This paper seeks to establish that appropriate occupational health management and support for workers with 'common… Expand
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