Be the Boss Over Cancer

Welcome to the Cancer and Careers Newsfeed, your source for recent news and research on all issues related to work and cancer.

  • News

    Sue-tonry

    Cure magazine shared the story of Sue Tony, an acute myeloid leukemia survivor, to illustrate the challenges that cancer survivors face when changing careers after cancer. Our Chief Mission Officer, Rebecca Nellis, and our career coach Julie Jansen were interviewed to offer insights and advice on making a career change after cancer.

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  • The Issue

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    1.66 million new cancer cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. As of 2014, there are more than 14.5 million cancer survivors in the US. With the number of survivors continuously growing, there is an increasing need for resources and support to help them get back to everyday life and work after diagnosis and treatment.

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  • Research

    A study from the Journal of Clinical Oncology examined the economic burden of correctional, female breast, and prostate cancers. The study found that nonelderly survivors experienced excess economic burden, productivity losses and employment disability when compared with elderly survivors or individuals without a cancer history.

    A study from the Journal of Clinical Oncology examined the economic burden of correctional, female breast, and prostate cancers. The study found that nonelderly survivors experienced excess economic burden, productivity losses and employment disability when compared with elderly survivors or individuals without a cancer history.

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  • Multimedia

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    The Cancer Support Community's radio show, "Frankly Speaking About Cancer," recently did a piece on balancing work and cancer, featuring Rebecca Nellis, VP of Programs & Strategy at Cancer and Careers, and Monica Bryant, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney and COO of Triage Cancer.

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