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Of those cancer survivors employed at any time since their diagnosis, 48 percent of women and 34 percent of men made changes in their work because of the cancer.
Ekwuekme D, Yabroff K, Guy G, Banegas M, et al. Medical Costs and Productivity Losses of Cancer Survivors: United States, 2008-2011. MMWR. 2014; 63(23): 505-10. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6323a2.htm