- Employers and general practitioners often do not know what they are doing with a cancer patient. Sin, because work has a positive impact on a cancer patient, according to RTL News. How corporate doctors should deal with the reintegration of cancer workers, recently a directive has been prepared. It was hard needed. Business practitioners do not yet consider the potential for cancer patients to go to work.
Desiree Dona of the Occupational Health Club (NVAB) sees the 'catastrophic consequences' if the business doctor is only involved late in the process: 'There has already been a lot of damage because there has been no guidance or information. '
According to her, it is important to keep in touch with the employee during the (long) course of treatment.