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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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Have You Done an Online Privacy Check Up Lately?

Brian Morvant on September 24, 2021

It’s important to regularly check the privacy settings of the websites you log-in to, but it can be challenging to keep up with all the changes. The Washington Post's new "Help Desk" promises to keep you up to date with news and step by step guides.

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Independent Work During COVID-19

Brian Morvant on September 9, 2021

What are the pros and cons of independent work for cancer patients and survivors? And how do they relate to our current economy and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?

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Planning Your Hybrid Work Schedule

Brian Morvant on August 9, 2021

Many offices are shifting to a hybrid work model that allows for both remote and in-office work, which may present a unique opportunity to have more control over how you navigate work and cancer. Here we offer some tips to help you plan a schedule that works for you!

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Coping with COVID-19 and Chemo Brain

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on April 13, 2021

Chemo brain is also called brain fog, but did you know that you don't need to have gone through chemotherapy in order to experience it? Learn more about causes, symptoms, and what can be done.

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The Disproportionate Burden of Working Black Caregivers

Rachel Becker, LMSW on March 12, 2021

People of all racial and ethnic backgrounds feel the impact of caregiver burden in significant ways, however, according to an article by Deborah Bonello, published in OZY, Black caregivers are more likely to experience this burden at high levels.

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Managing Financial Stress

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on March 1, 2021

Feeling worried about your bills after your cancer diagnosis and the pandemic? Check out our tips for approaching your financial stress in a manageable and effective way.

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Spotlight: Sisters Network

Sissy Silva on February 23, 2021

Sisters Network is a national organization with more than 40 chapters throughout the country dedicated to connecting African American breast cancer survivors.

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Spotlight: Dr. Harold P. Freeman

Rebecca Nellis on February 11, 2021

Dr. Harold P. Freeman pioneered the use of patient navigation to help eliminate barriers and access to care in order to improve outcomes for people affected by cancer.

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Black History Month

Brian Morvant on February 8, 2021

To honor Black History Month, our Cancer and Careers Blog will focus exclusively on amplifying Black voices and leaders.

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