Majority of European Oncologists Show Signs of being Burned Out

September 27, 2014 2:07 AM

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Majority of European Oncologists Show Signs of being Burned Out

Treating cancer patients can be an emotionally exhausting job, a new study reported. According to the researchers, the majority of young oncologists working in Europe exhibit burnout symptoms.

"Oncology is an exceptionally rewarding career, but it can be demanding and stressful at times," said the study's lead author, Dr. Susana Banerjee, a consultant medical oncologist at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust in London, UK. "Oncologists make complex decisions about cancer management, supervise the...

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