Poor health affects employment of childhood cancer survivors

08/15/2011 | HealthDay News

The odds of being unemployed were eight times higher among childhood cancer survivors age 25 and older with poor health compared with those cancer survivors in good health, according to a study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Childhood cancer survivors with neurocognitive problems were more likely to have low-skilled jobs or part-time employment and less likely to get professional positions, the study found.

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