Be the Boss Over Cancer

On Thursday, Supreme Court ruled to allow Americans who purchased health insurance plans through federal marketplaces to keep their subsidies. Cancer and Careers applauds the decision issued by the Supreme Court. Access to quality, affordable healthcare helps ensure that survivors can take control of their health — and their work.

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We hosted our first ever Tweetchat on addressing cancer at work on Tuesday, June 16th 2015! The chat was co-moderated by Flexjobs and 90 participants joined us over the course of the chat and the days leading up to it to discuss the nuances of working during and after treatment.

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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that telecommuting is a reasonable accommodation for workers who can’t make it to the office. This is great news for cancer patients and survivors who need a more flexible work option!

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This free teleconference will cover the practical and legal challenges that patients and survivors face navigating work and a diagnosis, followed by a Q&A session. Register today!

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We are excited to announce that registration is now OPEN for our brand-new webinar series on the Affordable Care Act!

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On October 1, 2013, the State Health Insurance Marketplaces opened for business across the country. Guest blogger Joanna Morales, Esq. explains the most important details of this new way to get health insurance.

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The NY Times explores whether or not to disclose a hidden disability in a job interview.

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A new study finds that only 6% of companies plan to dismantle their employee health care plans in the next three to five years. Many employers, however, are looking to implement plan design changes that could affect patients and survivors.

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Cancer and Careers held our first in-service program at CancerCare last week, and it was a huge success!

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In part II of my blog series highlighting what I'm learning in my legal training with Joanna Morales, Esq., cancer rights attorney and CEO of Navigating Cancer Survivorship, I'll be discussing the job interview process.

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As I receive one-on-one training from leading cancer rights attorney Joanna Morales, I will be sharing important take-aways for advocates and survivors.

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Today was a historic day for the country and those coping with cancer: the Supreme Court of the United States released a decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (aka 'healthcare reform' or 'Obamacare').

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The Grand Rapids Press recently highlighted a two-part series on work and cancer focused on legal rights and disclosure. The second piece really got the Cancer and Careers team talking about what’s expected, reasonable and appropriate for people living with cancer and disclosure in the workplace.

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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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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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Thank you to every healthcare professional, cancer survivor, man and woman undergoing treatment, community partner, sponsor and friend of Cancer and Careers who made The National Conference on Work and Cancer possible.

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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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