Future Research, Practice, and Policy
The financial burden of surviving cancer as it relates to work is a costly public health problem. Research described in Chapter 2, based on data from the US and a recent study from Norway , provides confirmation that the challenges related to cancer survivorship and work present an economic burden to society, one that has been rarely discussed. Although more countries must weigh in on the economic impact of cancer survivors as it relates to employment, there is no reason to assume the problem is specific to a few nations.
KeywordsCancer Survivor Economic Burden Work Disability Work Task Childhood Cancer Survivor
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