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Pregúntale a los Expertos with Altagracia Gomez

Tatiana Pacheco on September 29, 2022

On Tuesday, September 27th we hosted Pregúntale a los Expertos (Ask the Experts) with Altagracia Gomez, nutrition expert and community educator, who shared tips and tricks about balancing nutrition, work demands and treatment.

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New Series in Spanish: Pregúntale a los Expertos!

Tatiana Pacheco on September 22, 2022

Tune in for our new Pregúntale a los Expertos (Ask the Experts) series, an interactive online forum providing direct access to Latinx experts answering your most pressing questions about managing work and cancer.

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Want to Work from Home, But Not Sure How to Ask?

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on September 7, 2022

Despite remote work becoming more common after the pandemic, many employers are urging employees to return to the office. Within, we discuss how you might approach requesting to work from home for the long-term.

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Ergonomic Tips for Working Remotely

Maddy Meislin on August 10, 2022

CAC offers 10 tips for setting up an ergonomic-friendly remote workspace.

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When Work Stress Affects Your Health

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on July 27, 2022

A little stress at work is normal. Deadlines, coworker relationships, competitive environments can all contribute to increased stress. However, what do you do when you realize that your stress from work is impacting your physical and mental health? We offer tips on boundary setting, self-care tools, and if necessary, how to find a new job.

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A Program for More Affordable Internet

Brian Morvant on July 11, 2022

The White House and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have recently expanded a program called the Affordable Connectivity Program which is designed to decrease the cost of internet for those who qualify.

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Companies Announce New Employee Benefits Following the Supreme Court Ruling

Rebecca Nellis on June 28, 2022

Following the Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization, many companies are expanding or updating their benefits. CAC's Executive Director, Rebecca V. Nellis, discusses how this trend is likely to evolve, and how it might relate to your concerns surrounding disclosure and privacy.

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Meet Our New Bilingual Social Worker

Tatiana Pacheco on June 22, 2022

posted in Meet the Staff

¡Hola! My name is Tatiana Pacheco Parés, and I am excited to join Cancer and Careers as the new Bilingual Social Worker.

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Using Tech To Help Manage Treatment Side Effects

Scott Sinclair on June 3, 2022

posted in At Work, Side Effects

If you are experiencing side effects from cancer treatment, there may be creative ways to use common technology that could help with your job.

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Navigating Imposter Syndrome

Scott Sinclair on April 21, 2022

The feeling of imposter syndrome can be a common experience, whether you are at work or looking for work. CAC offers some tips on how to ground yourself in the moment while focusing on your skills, accomplishments and ability to learn and grow.

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Being Mindful of Accidental Disclosure

Brian Morvant on March 21, 2022

Deciding whether or not to disclose your diagnosis is a nuanced decision, but it is important to be mindful of ways your diagnosis might accidentally be disclosed as well.

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National LGBT Cancer Network BIPOC Report

Scott Sinclair on February 28, 2022

The National LGBT Cancer Network recently released the results of their survey focused on LGBTQIA+ BIPOC cancer experiences.

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Managers Must Do More to Support Black Survivors at Work

Sissy Silva on February 25, 2022

In a recent survey by Cancer and Careers and Wakefield Research, most Black/African American survivors (67%) weren't confident their managers knew how to support them, and an even bigger majority (84%) felt management could do more to support them.

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New Publication: Balancing Remote Work & Cancer

Brian Morvant on February 17, 2022

Announcing our newest publication, available now in English and Spanish, to order in print or download digitally today!

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An Interview with Jasmine Souers and Marissa Thomas

Brian Morvant on February 8, 2022

Jasmine Souers and Marissa Thomas are two incredible leaders whose voice and work you won't want to miss. Through their non-profit organizations, both together and separate, they offer programs, services and community for people of color affected by cancer.

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Holding Space for Your Emotions at Work

Rachel Becker, LMSW on January 31, 2022

To be human is to have emotions — no matter who you are. That said, for better or for worse, not all emotions are experienced equally in work settings. Fortunately, as discussed in a recent article in the Harvard Business Review, there are steps that can be taken to reframe how we think about crying at work and to move forward if/when it happens.

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Meet Our New Senior Manager of Programs

Scott Sinclair on January 18, 2022

posted in Meet the Staff

I am Cancer and Careers’ new Senior Manager of Programs, handling communications across different platforms, including social media, website and press.

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CAC Reports on Working with Cancer During COVID-19

Brian Morvant on December 16, 2021

Cancer and Careers has partnered with Harris Poll and Wakefield Research to report on the work-related experiences of cancer patients and survivors.

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Dispelling Myths About Remote Work

Maddy Meislin on November 3, 2021

There are some beliefs about working remotely that research shows are myths. A recent Huffington Post article dispels a few.

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Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

Sissy Silva on September 27, 2021

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which kicked off on September 15th, we would like to highlight some of the milestones we’ve reached and the programs and resources we currently offer in Spanish.

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