Below are session descriptions for the 2022 National Conference on Work & Cancer.
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The Doctor’s Perspective
What role do your physician and extended healthcare team play in thinking through your ability to work? How do you manage treatment side effects while working? Are there work-friendly treatment options to consider? Hear insights on these questions and more from our panel of medical oncologists.
Balancing Work & Cancer
Do you have to disclose your cancer status to your employer? What information should you collect to help make decisions about work? Not sure of your legal rights in the workplace? This session will arm you with practical tips, communication strategies, an understanding of the ADA’s reasonable accommodations and other key information for navigating work after a diagnosis.
Self-Care: Practical Approaches at Work & Beyond
What exactly is “self-care” and why is it important? This session will help you explore and identify practical approaches to self-care that work best for you, as well as ways to build self-care habits into your work week and personal life.
Engaging the Experts: Career Coaches
For the past couple of years, we’ve seen the realities of work continue to shift and change. In this session, our panel of experts will offer guidance on how to make sense of the current, evolving employment landscape and discuss a variety of topics including career change, dealing with a resume gap, interviewing, networking and more.