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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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How do you know when it is time to step away from work for a leave or permanently?

Rebecca Nellis on August 25, 2011

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With all the news about Steve Jobs and the speculation of why he chose to resign now, we got to chatting at Cancer and Careers about how every day we hear from people making the very difficult decisions about how to balance work and treatment.

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Cancer Organization Spotlight: MyLifeLine.org

Alice McKenney on August 25, 2011

MyLifeLine.org is a Cancer and Careers community partner that provides free websites to cancer patients and survivors, all for free!

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Revving up for the Fall

Andrew Jacob on August 23, 2011

Get ready for Cancer and Career's Fall lineup of events & more!

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Do Help-Wanted Ads Exclude the Long-Term Jobless?

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on August 18, 2011

There has been a big buzz lately in the media about the fact that many American companies are blatantly discriminating against unemployed Americans. New York Times economics reporter Catherine Rampell recently wrote an article about the trend of help-wanted ads specifically asking for only the employed to apply.

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Self-Employment for Survivors

Melissa DeLeo on August 15, 2011

Whether you are just now starting to consider self-employment or you are a seasoned self starter, Cancer and Careers can help you along the way.

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Simple Resume Tips

Andrew Jacob on August 11, 2011

Want some simple and practical resume advice? Check here for a few easy resume fixes from a career expert from CareerBuilder.

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Meet the New Director of Development

Trevel Balser on August 8, 2011

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Hello, I’m thrilled to join the Cancer and Careers team as we celebrate our 10th anniversary.

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ASCO's "Managing the Cost of Cancer Care" Guide

Melissa DeLeo on August 4, 2011

Understanding what costs to expect before starting treatment can help you manage the financial impact of cancer in the most effective way possible. ASCO created this guide to help you talk with your healthcare team about coping with the costs of cancer care.

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Farewell!

Devon Slauenwhite on August 1, 2011

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CAC's Director of Development bids a fond farewell.

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Is Your Career the Right Fit for You?

Melissa DeLeo on July 26, 2011

Gaining an objective understanding of your abilities, preferences, values and interests is a fundamental step in determining your best career fit. Explore Julie Jansen's list of reflective questions from CAC's National Work & Cancer Conference to see how your job measures up.

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10 Things To Avoid On Your Resume

Andrew Jacob on July 21, 2011

Your resume is your first impression to a prospective employer. What kind of impression are you making? Read more to learn what should not be in your resume.

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The WTF Young Adult Survivorship Conference

Melissa DeLeo on July 19, 2011

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Mark your calendars! Life with Cancer presents…. The WTF Young Adult Survivorship Conference Saturday, August 6, 2011, Fairfax,VA

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Two is Better than One

Melissa DeLeo on July 13, 2011

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Two is always better than one, especially when we are talking about the Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals! Register for the Fall Series today!

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Skin Cancer in the Workplace?

Alice McKenney on July 11, 2011

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While we do spend much of our time at work inside, we are still often susceptible to the harmful rays of the sun (think of that gloriously sunny conference room, or the walk to get your morning coffee). How can you protect yourself from skin cancer?

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Cancer and Careers Goes Transnational

Melissa DeLeo on July 7, 2011

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This past month Cancer and Careers has stretched our resources further than ever to provide practical tips, tools and resources to survivors from coast-to-coast.

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The National Conference on Work and Cancer- One for the Books

Melissa DeLeo on July 5, 2011

Thank you to every healthcare professional, cancer survivor, man and woman undergoing treatment, community partner, sponsor and friend of Cancer and Careers who made The National Conference on Work and Cancer possible.

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Shop Laura Geller Makeup to Support CAC!

Devon Slauenwhite on June 27, 2011

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I am thrilled to share that Laura Geller Makeup has once again decided to donate a portion of proceeds of sales of their fabulous I-Care eyeliner pencil to Cancer and Careers!

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Forums and Support for Young Adults with Cancer

Andrew Jacob on June 22, 2011

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Where can you go to find everyday-life discussions for YA survivors? Like what to do for fun or what other people your age with your condition are doing? You know - the normal and sometimes neglected things like getting physically active post treatment, dating, and video games. We found a few for you!

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The National Conference on Work & Cancer is tomorrow!

Alice McKenney on June 16, 2011

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We hope to see you at our first ever day-long national event.

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