More people are surviving cancer, but cancer is occurring in more people (one factor associated with longer life spans). From lost time to high health coverage costs, employers should take note of what this might mean for them.
The most recent data compiled by the National Cancer Institute, which was released in April 2018, show that from 2006 to 2015 cancer death rates decreased by 1.8% among men and 1.4% among women. Cancer affects a significant portion of Americans. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2015, there were an estimated 15,112,098 people in