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December/January 2015/2016 (vol. 12/4)
Improving return to work in cancer patients
There is moderate-quality evidence that multidisciplinary interventions combining physical training and/or vocational counselling, with patient education and/or counselling can improve return-to-work (RTW) rates in cancer patients, this Cochrane systematic review finds. Fifteen randomised controlled trials involving 1,835 cancer patients in paid employment were included. There is low-quality evidence from two studies that psycho-educational interventions alone did not improve RTW rates.
Occupational Health at Work December/January 2015/2016 (vol. 12/4) pp37