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Pfizer recently released the findings of a study conducted in collaboration with Cancer and Careers, Supporting Workplace Conversations. The findings shed light on breast cancer in the workplace from the perspective of working women with the disease, employers and healthcare professionals.
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.
The website Workplace Savings and Benefits published an article on the findings of a survey that was conducted to learn more about cancer survivors’ experience on the job, including whether they feel pressure to return to work immediately following treatment.
The Cancer Support Community's radio show, "Frankly Speaking About Cancer," recently did a piece on balancing work and cancer, featuring Rebecca Nellis, VP of Programs & Strategy at Cancer and Careers, and Monica Bryant, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney and COO of Triage Cancer.