Be the Boss Over Cancer

The Colon Cancer Alliance, in partnership with Cancer and Careers and The Cancer Legal Resource Center, presents their Employment and Cancer webinar next Tuesday, December 14th.

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The Beauty of Giving Luncheon & Live Auction brings the together people from the beauty community and beyond each December to raise money for Cancer and Careers. At the Luncheon, CEW Foundation recognizes individuals and companies

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Most of us have built up a carefully constructed work persona and we work hard at protecting that persona by keeping a fairly strict line of demarcation between our personal and professional lives. Returning to work after a lengthy absence of nine months following treatment for breast cancer was an unsettling time for me, as those

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Hi! I’m Andrew and I’m the new Development Coordinator. I’ll be handling some of the fundraising work and helping out with the day to day operations.

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A few days ago 50% of the Cancer and Careers team headed to Austin for one of our favorite events of the year, the LiveSTRONG Young Adult Alliance Annual Meeting. It is truly a rare opportunity for advocacy organizations, medical insitutions and government agencies to all come together as peers to discuss the disparities the young adults with

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Each day the media bombards us with news, stories and opinions on a wide range of topics. Filtering through this plethora of info can sometimes be a therapeutic, enjoyable ritual as you learn and can share your findings with others. On other days, the information presented can be absolutely overwhelming and confusing, and there isn't enough time to

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Create Your Communications Plan: Based on the information you've gleaned in the earlier steps (see Jennifer's previous blog here), it's time to start thinking about how you want to handle your business and what you want to say. There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to treatment—how long it will take to recover from a procedure, when you won't

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There are just a few days left in October, which means just a few days to shop to support CAC!

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Last week Cancer and Careers, along with Shiseido Cosmetics America and SELF Magazine, held our third Beauty of Caring Event.

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October is indeed a very busy month. Not only is it Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It is a reminder of the vast accomplishments of those with disabilities in the workplace and highlights equal employment opportunities for all.

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It's that time again! Help spread the word… This October, the best in beauty will step forward to help thousands of working people with cancer continue their everyday work – and lives – while undergoing cancer treatment.

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Disclosing your cancer in the job search process is a very personal decision. There is no right or wrong answer. The only time disclosure of a medical condition is necessary is if one is requesting a reasonable accommodation. Otherwise, the decision to tell is based on exploring and balancing a number of priorities including your personality and

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Working through cancer is hard enough. To top it off, you have to keep everything in order, from doctor’s appointments to medications to insurance. It can be exhausting! That’s why we have our Charts and Checklists page, offering a wide array of free downloadable documents to help get you organized. Having trouble keeping track of medications?

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When you're diagnosed with cancer, it's important to think about how you'll handle your business before you share the news with clients or peers. The news is scary enough, so anticipate what you want to say and how you want to say it. Here are some tips that might help if you're self-employed.

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We are proud to announce that both Sundari and Bare Escentuals have products for sale this month that support Cancer and Careers! These promotions, which both extend through the end of October, signal the beginning of our annual pink ribbon initiative campaign.

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This past Wednesday, September 15th, members of the Cancers and Careers team traveled to Miami, Florida for our Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar at the Westin Coral Gables Hotel. It was an interesting night as panelists and participants exchanged information

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Several weeks elapsed between diagnosis and surgery. I thought I had enough answers so I could start telling my most active clients. My message was simple: “I have breast cancer, but the good news is that's it's curable. I have an XX month treatment plan ahead of me, and the doctors expect me to be able to perform most of the time at the same level

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If you're balancing work and cancer, you may find yourself on-the-go quite often - between treatments, work, support groups and meetings, it can be difficult to find time to eat a healthy meal. Breakfast can be especially difficult. Here's a quick breakfast formulated especially for cancer survivors:

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I knew the diagnosis before I ever met with my doctor. His assistant called to ask me into the office to discuss the results...that afternoon. Just like in the movies, it's never a good sign.

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Earlier this week I was interviewed by Genae Girard. Genae is a young adult breast cancer survivor, author of “Off The Rack”, and creator of www.beyondtheboobietrap.com and www.screamingzebras.com. One of her goals is to provide women and breast cancer survivors with pertinent, necessary information on a wide array of topics.

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