National Conference on Work & Cancer
Our 8th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer took place on Friday, June 22, in New York City.
Hundreds of patients, survivors, healthcare professionals, caregivers, employers and others touched by cancer gathered to listen, learn from and interact with each other and expert speakers who discussed issues related to the intersection of work and cancer. Below are details on the event logistics as well as links to additional information on the day’s agenda and speakers.
If you were unable to attend the Conference, be sure to check out our Events page for other in-person and virtual programs on the various topics related to balancing cancer and employment.
Friday, June 22
8:00 AM Registration; 8:45 AM Conference
(Breakfast & lunch will be provided.)
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016
- Disclosure & privacy
- Working through treatment
- Legal issues
- Health insurance
- Job search
- Social media strategy
- Managing stress
- ...and more!
Free professional development/continuing education credits available for qualified HR and healthcare professionals. For details, see below.
Please note: The deadline to apply for a travel scholarship to the Conference has passed. For details, see below.
For additional information on the event, click on the following links:
2018 Community Partners
Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program, American Cancer Society, Be The Match, CancerCare, Cancer Support Community, Cervivor, Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Family Reach, Gilda’s Club New York City, Hope for Young Adults With Cancer, IHadCancer.com, Imerman Angels, Lacuna Loft, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Life with Cancer, LUNGevity, Lymphoma Research Foundation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mommy & Me Cancer Foundation, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, New York Legal Assistance Group, The Oncofertility Consortium, OncoLink, Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care, Ronald McDonald House New York, The Samfund, SHARE, Sharsheret, Stupid Cancer, Tell Every Amazing Lady® About Ovarian Cancer, Testicular Cancer Foundation, Triage Cancer, True North Treks, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, Weill Cornell Medicine, Young Survival Coalition