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Table 3 Transition between employment after diagnosis of breast cancer or lymphedema

From: Worse and worse off: the impact of lymphedema on work and career after breast cancer

  Employment changes due to breast cancer Employment changes due to lymphedema
166 103
No. % No. %
Yes, employment changed 84 51 20 19
Reduced working hours 39 23 10 10
Stopped working 27 16 5 5
Changed role 21 13 4 4
Changed employer 15 9 1 1
Self-employed now 3 2 2 2
  1. Only includes participants who indicated that the diagnosis of breast cancer or lymphedema affected their employment and multiple reasons could apply to each patient