CANWON - EU Cancer and Work Network

Related staff: 
Prof Linda Sharp (former staff)
Dr Alison Pearce (former staff)
Collaborators & co-investigators: 
Dr Ziv Amir, University of Salford, Manchester
Dr Angela de Boer, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam
Dr Anja Mehnert, University of Leipzig, Germany
Dr Alain Paraponaris, INSERM, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, Marseille
Dr Tyna Taskila,The Work Foundation, London
Funding source: 
European Commission, Intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

CANWON: Cancer and Work Network is a European Union COST Action, coordinated by Dr Angela de Boer of the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam ( The action, which will run from 2013-2018, brings together a network of researchers interested in cancer and its impact on work.

The action has established working groups each of which is focused on a priority area related to cancer and work. These are:

Working group 1. Predictors of work participation among cancer survivors

Working group 2. Work-related costs of cancer survivorship for both patients and society

Working group 3. Impact of employers on work participation of cancer patients

Working Group 4. Interventions to enhance work participation of cancer patients.

Related papers: 

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