Cancer Survivors Less Likely To Be In Employment

News — By on February 18, 2009 at 11:00 am

Breast cancer survivors are less likely to have jobs, says a new study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) . The report explains that this is especially the case for breast and gastrointestinal cancer survivors. The authors explain that the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment may impair social functioning, including getting or keeping employment. Nearly a half of all cancer survivors are under 65.

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