Be the Boss Over Cancer

Welcome to the Cancer and Careers Newsfeed, your source for recent news and research on all issues related to work and cancer.

  • News


    AOL Jobs published an article on how to face many of the challenges returning to work after cancer presents, featuring an interview with our Vice President of Programs and Strategy, Rebecca Nellis.

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  • The Issue


    1.66 million new cancer cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. As of January 2012, there are more than 13.7 million cancer survivors in the US. With the number of survivors continuously growing, there is an increasing need for resources and support to help them get back to everyday life and work after diagnosis and treatment.

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  • Research


    "More than one-quarter of cancer survivors faced at least one financial difficulty, and more than one-third of survivors who worked had to modify their work plans due to their cancer," reports Healio, covering the survey results of a recent study presented at the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.

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  • Multimedia


    Cancer and Careers released an infographic visualizing the findings from last year's survey with Harris Interactive to better understand the attitudes and behaviors of unemployed people with cancer. Finance is a driving factor for most survivors returning to work, but many also want to maintain a sense of normalcy or feel productive.

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