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Housecall for Health: Cancer Costs Businesses Billions

Besides the emotional and physical toll that cancer takes on an individual and their family, a new study shows that cancer carries an economic impact for businesses.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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New research shows just how much financial hardship cancer causes business.  A study from the University of Arizona reveals cancer in U.S. employees leads to more than 33 million disability days per year, costing businesses $7.5 billion.

Researchers say more than three million American employees are diagnosed with cancer annually, and small businesses are most affected, with higher rates of uninsured workers.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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