Be the Boss Over Cancer

The Cancer and Careers team kicked off the month of October with two successful events in California - the Beauty of Caring in San Francisco and the 2012 Cancer Rights Conference in Central Valley!

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Legal issues is one of the largest needs our users have and we often bring in experts to address them and provide assistance. So when we heard about the National Cancer Legal Services Network (NCLSN), it was only fitting that we spread the word!

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The Cancer Legal Resource Center's annual Cancer Rights Conferences will soon be getting underway.

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A recent article discusses the increase in genetic discrimination complaints, and how that relates to cancer in the workplace.

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I attended a recent Cancer Legal Resource Center informational webinar on cancer and employment law and wanted to share some takeaways.

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Are you receiving SSI or SSDI payments? Do you want to obtain vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals and other employment support services free of charge? Then the Ticket to Work program is... well... your ticket!

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Tomorrow, October 6th, is the fourth and last Career Advice session of the 2011 Ask The Experts Series. At 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT you can dial in to speak with our very own career coach and expert, Julie Jansen, for free.

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Mark your calendars! Life with Cancer presents…. The WTF Young Adult Survivorship Conference Saturday, August 6, 2011, Fairfax,VA

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Two is always better than one, especially when we are talking about the Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals! Register for the Fall Series today!

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This past month Cancer and Careers has stretched our resources further than ever to provide practical tips, tools and resources to survivors from coast-to-coast.

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Wondering what past participants in the Ask the Experts Workshops are saying? Did they find the Legal and Career sessions helpful? Was the open dialogue useful to them? And don't forget to join us in a few weeks for the next calls!

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We recently got back from the 2011 AOSW Annual Conference, and as usual, we really enjoyed ourselves! From having a booth in the exhibit hall to co-hosting a session with Joanna Morales, Esq. from the Cancer Legal Resource Center, we told as many social workers as we could about the resources we offer.

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Want to attend The Colon Cancer Alliance’s conference, “Family Matters: What Every Family Needs to Know,” in Denver, Colorado from June 23-25, 2011, but can't swing it financially? You have one week left to apply for full or partial scholarships. The event brings together experts from throughout the nation covering a wide range of topics.

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The highlights from the 2nd Session of the Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals on April 7, 2011. Joanna Morales, Director of the CLRC, presented "Legal and Insurance issues to Consider," addressing the legal reality surrounding cancer, employment, insurance, discrimination, and everything in between.

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the CLRC! The Cancer Legal Resource Center might as well be a caped super hero. They are our crusaders against confusion; our fearless fighters in the legal field; our defenders against discrimination. And this year, they are taking flight! Traveling coast to coast making life better for cancer patients and survivors

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A few months ago, our friend Joanna Morales from the Cancer Legal Resource Center was interviewed for The Huffington Post about workplace protections for those suffering from “chemo brain.”

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As mentioned in the last blog, Joanna Morales, Director of the Cancer Legal Resource Center, was the speaker at our recent "Legal and Insurance Questions Answered" conference. See below for some more of her responses to popular questions:

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The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC), mentioned in a previous blog, is a fountain of information for those who need cancer-related legal counseling. Joanna Morales, Esq. is the Director of the CLRC. She spoke at our "Legal and Insurance Questions Answered" teleconference. Many relevant questions came up during that conference, so please see

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A fantastic resource that we refer people to several times a day is the Cancer Legal Resource Center. They are a nonprofit that provides pro-bono counseling nation-wide on legal and insurance issues.

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