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Cancer Survivors and Unemployment

Cancer Survivors and Unemployment CLINICIAN’S CORNER CLINICAL REVIEW A Meta-analysis and Meta-regression Angela G. E. M. de Boer, PhD Context Nearly half of adult cancer survivors are younger than 65 years, but the as- sociation of cancer survivorship with employment status is unknown. Taina Taskila, PhD Anneli Ojajärvi, PhD Objective To assess the association of cancer survivorship with unemployment com- pared with healthy controls. Frank J. H. van Dijk, PhD, MD Data Sources A systematic search of studies published between 1966 and June 2008 Jos H. A. M. Verbeek, PhD, MD was conducted using MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, and OSH-ROM databases. MPROVEMENT IN THE TREATMENT AND Study Selection Eligible studies included adult cancer survivors and a control group, prognosisofmanyformsofcancerhas and employment as an outcome. resultedinincreasingnumbersofcan- Data Extraction Pooled relative risks were calculated over all studies and accord- Icersurvivors. Theprevalenceofcan- ing to cancer type. A Bayesian meta-regression analysis was performed to assess as- cer survivors is expected to increase in sociations of unemployment with cancer type, country of origin, average age at di- agnosis, and background unemployment rate. mostcountriesbecauseofanagingpopu- lation and continued improvements in Results Twenty-six articles describing 36 studies met the inclusion criteria. The analy- early detection and treatment of cancer. ses included http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2009 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2009.187
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19224752
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Abstract

CLINICIAN’S CORNER CLINICAL REVIEW A Meta-analysis and Meta-regression Angela G. E. M. de Boer, PhD Context Nearly half of adult cancer survivors are younger than 65 years, but the as- sociation of cancer survivorship with employment status is unknown. Taina Taskila, PhD Anneli Ojajärvi, PhD Objective To assess the association of cancer survivorship with unemployment com- pared with healthy controls. Frank J. H. van Dijk, PhD, MD Data Sources A systematic search of studies published between 1966 and June 2008 Jos H. A. M. Verbeek, PhD, MD was conducted using MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, and OSH-ROM databases. MPROVEMENT IN THE TREATMENT AND Study Selection Eligible studies included adult cancer survivors and a control group, prognosisofmanyformsofcancerhas and employment as an outcome. resultedinincreasingnumbersofcan- Data Extraction Pooled relative risks were calculated over all studies and accord- Icersurvivors. Theprevalenceofcan- ing to cancer type. A Bayesian meta-regression analysis was performed to assess as- cer survivors is expected to increase in sociations of unemployment with cancer type, country of origin, average age at di- agnosis, and background unemployment rate. mostcountriesbecauseofanagingpopu- lation and continued improvements in Results Twenty-six articles describing 36 studies met the inclusion criteria. The analy- early detection and treatment of cancer. ses included

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 18, 2009

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