ESRI Survey and Statistical Report Series

Returning to employment following a diagnosis of cancer: An Irish survey

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February 16, 2021
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Almost half of people returning to work after a cancer diagnosis reported that their diagnosis had a negative impact on their career, a new study reveals. Females, younger workers, the self-employed and those working in the public sector were more likely to report a negative impact.