Unemployment among survivors of cancer in childhood

American scientists have viewed the work status at 5836 people from 25 years in childhood cancer survivors. It turned out that the unemployment rate among them eight times higher than among ordinary people.

Research has shown that cancer survivors children with neurocognitive problems much more often there is no profession, and they work part-time, with women more likely than men to work in places with low qualifications.

Although every year medicine saved cancer more children, later in life they are expected complexity. To find a good job, and hence to obtain expensive medical care becomes more difficult over the years for a grown child, but the risk of cancer coming back these people saved for life.

Survivors of cancer children to be able to pass the comprehensive examination without financial constraints and good work could be the key to maintaining health, says the study's author Anna Kingof from the University of Utah.

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