3rd EORTC Cancer Survivorship Summit

01/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

Everywhere in Europe the survival rate of cancer has improved. As of today, there are around 10 million European cancer survivors of which more than a third are of working age. Although it is no longer a death sentence, cancer risks remaining a life sentence, preventing survivors from resuming a normal life. Research shows a higher unemployment rate in cancer survivors as compared to the cancer-free population. Also, individual testimonies illustrate challenges in obtaining health/life insurance, loans and mortgage…

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