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Flexibility and support help cancer survivors return to work

Improved screening and treatment means more and more cancer survivors are returning to the work force. Despite this trend, little is known about what helps these employees return to work successfully.

SPH assistant professor Nancy Nachreiner is combining her expertise in occupational health and interest in cancer survivorship to investigate the factors associated with a positive return-to-work experience. She recently led a pilot study in which women ages 31-54 who had been diagnosed and treated for cancer in the previous year participated in a focus group.

Continue reading this story in Advances Magazine »

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