Health care professionals' perspective on return to work in cancer survivors

ConclusionsThe training of professionals should increase awareness of the assumptions they make about cancer survivors in regard to RTW. Additionally, training might elaborate professionals' view of their role in the interaction with cancer survivors regarding RTW.
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