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How Work Helped Them

Eva LaManna on December 24, 2013

Two articles were recently published that profiled a patient going through treatment. Both of these subjects - Robin Quivers and Andrew Youssef - discussed the importance of work in their own lives.

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Work and School Provide a Buffer for AYA Patients & Survivors

Amy Coleman on October 29, 2013

A new study from the University of Michigan confirms that being engaged in some type of work greatly improves length, severity of psychological distress for the AYA population.

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Ask the Experts Teleconference Tackles Side Effects at Work

Eva LaManna on August 5, 2013

During July's Ask The Experts teleconference a number of questions came up regarding how to handle treatment side effects at work. Take a look at what our panel of experts had to say.

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Cancer Organization Spotlight: Cook for Your LIFE

Eva LaManna on May 28, 2013

As one of our many fabulous community partners, today we are spotlighting Cook for Your LIFE and the important resources they offer to patients and survivors.

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How-To Video Series Complete!

Amy Coleman on May 13, 2013

We're thrilled to announce the completion of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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Managing Inevitable Workplace Stress

Andrew Jacob on April 18, 2013

Stressing over the small stuff can be avoided. Read on to learn some helpful ways to combat inevitable workplace stress.

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Achieving Work-Life Balance

Eva LaManna on April 2, 2013

Achieving a harmony between your work and personal life is no easy task, but is an important part of establishing and maintaining emotional balance.

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Survey Findings on Female Survivors and Work

Eva LaManna on March 25, 2013

A recent study shows that the majority of women treated for breast cancer returned to their prediagnosis working time.

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Slowing Down Can Increase Productivity

Eva LaManna on April 12, 2012

How avoiding multitasking and doing one thing at a time can actually help you accomplish more.

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New Resources for Men Working With Cancer

Kate Sweeney on September 1, 2011

When we launched Cancer and Careers, it was a program for working women with cancer. As we grew, we realized that most of the challenges of combining work and treatment are universal. And we changed our mission to serve ALL people with cancer. But some of those so-called universal things affect men and women differently.

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On the path to recovery

Alice McKenney on April 29, 2010

posted in Side Effects

For most cancer patients, the first question they have is "Will I live?" And for many their second question is "Can I work?" As aptly pointed out in a recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, "the stress of the disease doesn’t necessarily end with the chemotherapy…

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