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Dealing with Chemo Brain at Work

Alice McKenney on January 27, 2011

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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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Time to better understand healthcare reform!

Rebecca Nellis on January 24, 2011

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I know many of us are still trying to wrap our heads around the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and what it really means for us as individuals, especially as the new Congress comes in and the debates about its value rage on.

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Hello, Houston!

Kate Sweeney on January 18, 2011

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One of the great things about having CAC staff in multiple locations is, if there's a monster snowstorm in one city like there was last week in New York, someone on the CAC staff can still get to our events around the country! This past, Wednesday, January 12th, I traveled to Houston, Texas

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You: Chairman of Your Own Board

Kate Sweeney on January 13, 2011

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One of my favorite pieces of advice from our career coaches is to assemble your own board of directors during your job hunt or change.

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Thank You!

Devon Slauenwhite on January 10, 2011

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As the New Year begins, we just want to say thank you for making 2010 an extraordinary year for Cancer and Careers.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Melissa DeLeo on January 6, 2011

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Hot Off The Presses! Cancer and Careers is thrilled to unveil two of our latest and greatest publications. It is our hope that these new resources will serve and support all working people wth cancer.

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Thinking about a new year's career change?

Alice McKenney on January 3, 2011

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Being diagnosed with cancer can sometimes cause a course direction when it comes to your job and career choices. For some, it becomes a time to regroup and re-evaluate next steps in the employment arena.

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When Your Coworker/Friend Has Cancer

Alice McKenney on December 23, 2010

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Cancer in the workplace can cause a shift in normal operations. When a coworker is diagnosed with cancer, these shifts can be slight or vast depending upon the type of work, the work culture, the individual diagnosed and your relationship with that person.

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Meet the Staff: Melissa DeLeo

Melissa DeLeo on December 9, 2010

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Hi! I am Melissa DeLeo and I couldn't be more thrilled to be joining Cancer and Careers as Program Coordinator.

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Colon Cancer Alliance Employment and Cancer Webinar

Alice McKenney on December 6, 2010

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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

Devon Slauenwhite on December 3, 2010

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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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Marie Ennis-O'Connor: Returning to work after cancer

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on November 30, 2010

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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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Meet the newest member of the Cancer and Careers Staff!

Andrew Jacob on November 22, 2010

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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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LiveSTRONG Young Adult Alliance Meeting

Rebecca Nellis on November 15, 2010

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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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Join the Cancer and Careers Google Group!

Alice McKenney on November 9, 2010

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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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Jennifer Moire: Tips for talking about cancer with clients, associates and others

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on November 1, 2010

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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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Last chance!

Devon Slauenwhite on October 29, 2010

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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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New York City Beauty of Caring Event Wrap-up

Alice McKenney on October 27, 2010

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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 National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Cancer and Careers Staff on October 11, 2010

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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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Shop for CAC!

Devon Slauenwhite on October 7, 2010

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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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