Job loss and re-employment of cancer patients in Korean employees: a nationwide retrospective cohort study.

@article{Park2008JobLA,
  title={Job loss and re-employment of cancer patients in Korean employees: a nationwide retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Jae-Hyun Park and Eun Cheol Park and Jong Hyock Park and Sung-Gyeong Kim and Sang-Yi Lee},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={1302-9}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate whether a diagnosis of cancer has an impact on the cancer patients' job loss and re-employment and to identify the factors affecting job loss and re-employment during 6 years of follow-up of Korean employees with cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS All employees except for the self-employed in Korea who were diagnosed with cancer during the 2001 calendar year (n = 5,396) were identified as the first baseline patients and were followed every 3 months… CONTINUE READING
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