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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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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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New Year…New Career?

Chrissy Brennan on January 2, 2018

For people with cancer, it’s often not just the time of year that causes them to reflect on their job, but, rather, the sheer experience of being diagnosed or going through treatment. It can prompt them to look at how they spend their time at work — and whether they find it fulfilling.

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How to Combat Job-Interview Angst

Chrissy Brennan on August 28, 2017

Interviewing for a job can be anxiety-producing — even for the most seasoned candidate. For cancer survivors, often there is an added layer of concern about the process. Read on for tips on how to manage pre-interview butterflies so that your best self shines through.

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Exercise to Ease Side Effects at Work

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on November 9, 2015

More studies are showing that exercise can improve side effects caused by chemotherapy — it may also help you be more alert, energetic and productive during your workday.

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Majority of Cancer Patients Want to Stay on the Job, Despite Workplace Challenges

Sarah Goodell on September 23, 2015

posted in Research

Last week we released the findings from our 2015 national survey with Harris Poll to better understand the needs and attitudes of currently employed and unemployed U.S. cancer patients and survivors. Read on for highlights!

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The Case for Working Remote Grows

Sarah Goodell on July 16, 2015

Despite the fact that the remote workforce continues to grow and evolve, there is still much debate about its benefits and productivity compared to those of a traditional workforce. A recent survey illustrates the positive aspects of remote work, which is often a great option for cancer patients and survivors who want to keep working.

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CAC & Pfizer Survey Finds Work Aids Working Women with Cancer Recovery

Sarah Goodell on December 17, 2014

posted in In the News, Research

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.

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New Tool Predicts Risk for Financial Stress after Diagnosis

Kelsey Fenton on June 20, 2014

With rising health care costs in the United States, anxiety caused by financial worry is becoming an increasingly significant side effect of cancer. The University of Chicago just announced their new tool to measure a patient’s risk for, and ability to tolerate, financial stress and open the lines of communication between patients and physicians.

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