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Program for Healthcare Pros

Rebecca Nellis on February 18, 2010

For many patients the most accessible and trusted source of information is a healthcare provider, who is often unprepared to answer questions about working through treatment. Patients who are not offered information on managing work issues associated with their cancer are four times more likely to report that their work life has suffered because of

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Meet Kristen

Rebecca Nellis on January 7, 2010

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Wife. Mother. Beauty Industry Professional. Breast Cancer Survivor. Hear in her own words how Cancer and Careers helped her balance life, work and treatment.

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Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Rebecca Nellis on October 19, 2009

Are you an oncology nurse, social worker or patient navigator? Do your patients ask for guidance on working through treatment? Do you wish you had better answers?

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Balancing Nutrition and Cancer

Rebecca Nellis on October 7, 2009

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We were excited to hear about The American Cancer Society's recently released cookbook What To Eat During Cancer Treatment: 100 Great-Tasting, Family-Friendly Recipes to Help You Cope because we know how challenging maintaining good nutrition can be during treatment. We particularly love that the editors arranged the recipes by symptoms that might

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Meet the Cancer and Careers Staff Part 3!

Rebecca Nellis on September 1, 2009

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I'm Rebecca Nellis, Director of Programs.

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Cancer Legal Resource Center

Rebecca Nellis on July 6, 2009

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A fantastic resource that we refer people to several times a day is the Cancer Legal Resource Center. They are a nonprofit that provides pro-bono counseling nation-wide on legal and insurance issues.

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Federal One-Stop Career Centers

Rebecca Nellis on June 26, 2009

During yesterday’s Educational Series teleconference, one of our career coaches recommended federal one-stop career centers as a good resource for planning to re-enter the workforce after cancer.

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