The Working After Cancer Study (WACS): a population-based study of middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their return to work experiences

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p604
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their experiences after returning to work. It identifies the barriers to work resumption, and the limitations on workforce participation. Further it evaluates the influence of these factors on their health. It focuses on the mechanisms people use to continue their working and how the existing workplace support structures.


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