Return to Work After Early-stage Breast Cancer: A Cohort Study into the Effects of Treatment and Cancer-related Symptoms

@article{Balak2008ReturnTW,
  title={Return to Work After Early-stage Breast Cancer: A Cohort Study into the Effects of Treatment and Cancer-related Symptoms},
  author={Fulya Balak and Corn{\'e} A. M. Roelen and Petra C. Koopmans and Elike E. ten Berge and Johan Willem Groothoff},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={267-272}
}
Introduction Earlier diagnosis and better treatment have increased the survival rates of cancer patients. This warrants research on return to work of cancer survivors. What is the return to work rate following early-stage breast cancer? What is the effect of the type of treatment and cancer-related symptoms on return to work? Methods Our occupational health department registers sickness absence of about 50,000 employees. In the period 2001–2005 we counted 154 cases of newly diagnosed breast… CONTINUE READING
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