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Spotlight: WhatNext

Eva LaManna on February 14, 2012

WhatNext is an excellent online networking resource for patients and survivors alike to connect to others with a similar diagnosis, share their story, and ask for expert opinions. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to offer advice regarding the issues surrounding work & cancer.

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Free teleconferences with a career coach & legal expert - register now!

Alice McKenney on February 9, 2012

Registration is officially open for the 2012 Ask The Experts teleconference series. Not sure how to deal with the gap on your resume? What about if the way your employer treats you is legal? This is your change to ask a career coach and legal expert any questions you may have.

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Registration now open for 2012 Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals!

Eva LaManna on February 6, 2012

Do your patients ask for guidance on working through treatment? Do you wish you had better answers? If you've answered yes to both of these questions, then this event is just for you. At Cancer and Careers' FREE three-part series of teleconferences/webinars you will learn how to advise your patients and earn CEUs!

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Giuliana Rancic: Working Through Treatment

Alice McKenney on February 2, 2012

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Giuliana Rancic, E! News Host, announced that she was fighting breast cancer last fall. As we hear from so many other survivors, work has been a great distraction for her as she undergoes treatment.

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Suitcase of Beauty Products to Benefit Cancer and Careers

Andrew Jacob on January 27, 2012

Thanks to the generous support of Allure Magazine, everyone has a chance to snatch a Best of Beauty suitcase stuffed with beauty products. Please help spread the word of this opportunity to support a unique charity organization (us!) and load up on all of your beauty product needs (and more!).

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Community Partners

Alice McKenney on January 26, 2012

We are so privileged to work with a variety of incredible organizations in the cancer community. Come and check them out!

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Ticket to Work

Alice McKenney on January 23, 2012

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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Job Search Tools, Tips & Tricks

Eva LaManna on January 18, 2012

Some great tips from our Job Search teleconference in December, including resume advice, suggestions on how to find a job & more. (Plus: view the archived recording!)

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What a year it's been!

Andrew Jacob on January 12, 2012

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In 2011, we celebrated our 10th anniversary and, with your support and partnership, we accomplished so much...

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OMG! Cancer Summit in Las Vegas

Eva LaManna on January 9, 2012

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I’m Too Young for This! presents: The 5th Annual OMG! Cancer Summit for young adults in Las Vegas March 30th – April 1st!

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Nine Survivors - One Goal

Rebecca Nellis on January 4, 2012

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Every year approximately 780,000 cancer survivors return to work. Everyday Cancer and Careers works to reach these brave and inspiring people...

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The Season of Giving

Trevel Balser on December 22, 2011

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Cancer and Careers' vast array of resources are provided free of charge to all. Please consider a tax deductible year-end donation.

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Resource Spotlight: CAC Online Collective Diary

Melissa DeLeo on December 19, 2011

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This empowering, free online resource collects snapshots of the cancer experience by asking working people with cancer at all phases of their treatment and recovery to answer the same series of questions about their outlook, their work experience and advice they would give others. We invite you to read their stories and share your own.

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Finding a Flexible Job After Cancer

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on December 15, 2011

Refocusing on your career after cancer is hard enough, but to add an extra challenge, you may be more likely to be looking for a job that will allow you the flexibility to accommodate your health needs. Maybe it’s a part-time schedule, a flexible schedule, or the option to work from home. Read on for three tips to set yourself up for success!

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Want to support Cancer and Careers during the holidays?

Trevel Balser on December 12, 2011

There are three great ways to support CAC this season, including holiday shopping!

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10 Crazy Things People Put on Resumes

Alice McKenney on December 1, 2011

Sometimes people put the darndest things on their resumes - check out these items to make sure you're not making these mistakes (or to have a laugh or two!)

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The perfect Holiday gift for your Cyber Monday!

Trevel Balser on November 28, 2011

Allure Magazine's Holiday Beauty Box benefits CAC.

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Could a part-time job be your winning ticket?

Alice McKenney on November 21, 2011

Stringing together two or more part-time jobs is a hot trend among today's young adults -- but could this trend be adopted by cancer survivors?

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Job Accommodations Benefit Your Employer Too

Kate Sweeney on November 17, 2011

A recent study conducted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a service of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), shows that making an adjustment or changes to accommodate an employee’s medical condition usually has a positive impact on the workplace.

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A Great Loss

Kate Sweeney on November 14, 2011

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On Saturday, the world lost a great leader in the cancer crusade, Evelyn Lauder. Working during and after her treatment, Mrs. Lauder was an inspiration to all of us at Cancer and Careers. We will miss her grace, passion and courage.

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