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Rebecca Voelker, CDC Section Editor - August 2014
For most cancer patients and survivors who are actively employed, completing on-the-job tasks becomes more difficult than it was pre-cancer. In fact, according to The Journal of the American Medical Association, “nearly 25% of cancer survivors said they felt less productive at work.” Add to that the fact that many patients need to take an extended leave of absence at some point during treatment, and the result can equal a significant loss of income. That’s why it’s critical to understand your insurance benefits and your company’s policies. The more you can maximize your job security/benefits, the better. For the full article, click here.
Original source: jama.jamanetwork.com