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Shop for CAC!

Devon Slauenwhite on October 7, 2010

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It's that time again! Help spread the word… This October, the best in beauty will step forward to help thousands of working people with cancer continue their everyday work – and lives – while undergoing cancer treatment.

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To Disclose or Not Disclose Cancer on Your Resume

Cancer and Careers Staff on September 30, 2010

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Disclosing your cancer in the job search process is a very personal decision. There is no right or wrong answer. The only time disclosure of a medical condition is necessary is if one is requesting a reasonable accommodation. Otherwise, the decision to tell is based on exploring and balancing a number of priorities including your personality and

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Have you seen our Charts & Checklists?

Alice McKenney on September 28, 2010

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Working through cancer is hard enough. To top it off, you have to keep everything in order, from doctor’s appointments to medications to insurance. It can be exhausting! That’s why we have our Charts and Checklists page, offering a wide array of free downloadable documents to help get you organized. Having trouble keeping track of medications?

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Jennifer Moire: Tips for the Self Employed

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on September 27, 2010

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When you're diagnosed with cancer, it's important to think about how you'll handle your business before you share the news with clients or peers. The news is scary enough, so anticipate what you want to say and how you want to say it. Here are some tips that might help if you're self-employed.

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Sundari and Bare Escentuals support CAC!

Devon Slauenwhite on September 21, 2010

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We are proud to announce that both Sundari and Bare Escentuals have products for sale this month that support Cancer and Careers! These promotions, which both extend through the end of October, signal the beginning of our annual pink ribbon initiative campaign.

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Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar, Miami!

Cancer and Careers Staff on September 20, 2010

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This past Wednesday, September 15th, members of the Cancers and Careers team traveled to Miami, Florida for our Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar at the Westin Coral Gables Hotel. It was an interesting night as panelists and participants exchanged information

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Jennifer Moire: Treatment and disclosing while self-employed

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on September 16, 2010

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Several weeks elapsed between diagnosis and surgery. I thought I had enough answers so I could start telling my most active clients. My message was simple: “I have breast cancer, but the good news is that's it's curable. I have an XX month treatment plan ahead of me, and the doctors expect me to be able to perform most of the time at the same level

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An On-The-Go Breakfast

Alice McKenney on September 13, 2010

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If you're balancing work and cancer, you may find yourself on-the-go quite often - between treatments, work, support groups and meetings, it can be difficult to find time to eat a healthy meal. Breakfast can be especially difficult. Here's a quick breakfast formulated especially for cancer survivors:

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Jennifer Moire: Diagnosis and misconceptions

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on September 9, 2010

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I knew the diagnosis before I ever met with my doctor. His assistant called to ask me into the office to discuss the results...that afternoon. Just like in the movies, it's never a good sign.

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Listen and Learn: Tips for Balancing Work and Cancer

Cancer and Careers Staff on September 2, 2010

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Earlier this week I was interviewed by Genae Girard. Genae is a young adult breast cancer survivor, author of “Off The Rack”, and creator of www.beyondtheboobietrap.com and www.screamingzebras.com. One of her goals is to provide women and breast cancer survivors with pertinent, necessary information on a wide array of topics.

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Young Adults Have Work Issues Too! (Also: i[2]y spotlight)

Alice McKenney on August 30, 2010

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For young adults with cancer, dealing with the difficulties of treatment is only one of many obstacles that they will face. Often, young adults fall into a gray area - not necessarily old enough to be treated as adults, but too old to be seen as children. This transitional phase is thrown even more out of whack when they are a new member of

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Yoga at Your Desk

Kate Sweeney on August 26, 2010

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Yoga is a great way to relax and regain focus. Studies have even shown it helps cancer patients sleep better and reduces fatigue. But between work and doctor's visits, it can be a struggle to find time to even leave your desk.

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Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar, Seattle!

Cancer and Careers Staff on August 23, 2010

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On Wednesday, August 18th, the Cancer and Careers team traveled to Seattle, Washington for our Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar at the Westin Hotel. This event was a huge success thanks to our collaborating partner, Genentech.

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Cancer Organization Spotlight: CancerCare, Inc.

Cancer and Careers Staff on August 16, 2010

CancerCare is a national nonprofit that provides free professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. Their programs include publications, financial support, online, face-to-face and telephone counseling, local events and Telephone Education Workshops.

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Join our Young Adult Support Group!

Cancer and Careers Staff on August 12, 2010

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Young Adults with cancer face unique challenges throughout their cancer experience, especially in the realm of psychosocial needs. As others in their age group embrace social activities and the work world with full force, those diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 21-40 find themselves putting their lives on hold to focus on their cancer.

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Cancer and Careers' Media Blitz

Rebecca Nellis on August 10, 2010

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Last week CAC's Executive Director Kate Sweeney did a whirlwind satellite media tour all from a chair in a studio on West 42nd Street in NYC!

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Miami, FL Balancing Cancer and Careers seminar

Alice McKenney on August 5, 2010

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We're on the road again and will be making our first trip to Miami, FL to host our Balancing Cancer and Careers seminar. If you're in the area, join us for this free interactive and educational event!

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Annual Video Shoot

Alice McKenney on July 29, 2010

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Every year we put together a video that tells the story of someone balancing cancer and their job to highlight how important it is to support people working through treatment, it is then premiered at our annual Beauty of Giving fundraiser in December.

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Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar St. Louis!

Cancer and Careers Staff on July 26, 2010

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This past Wednesday, July 21st, members of the Cancer and Careers team traveled to St. Louis for our Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel. This event was a collaboration among Cancer and Careers, Genentech, the Wellness Community of Greater St. Louis, the Cancer Support Community and the Young Survival Coalition.

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Seattle, WA Balancing Cancer and Careers Seminar

Alice McKenney on July 22, 2010

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We're excited to announce that we will be making our first trip to Seattle, WA to host our Balancing Cancer and Careers seminar. If you're in the area, join us for this free interactive and educational event!

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