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Kathryn Moody - December 2018
Healthcare policy and coverage remains a serious concern for cancer patients and survivors. However, despite the stress surrounding treatment and care, many patients and survivors decide not to disclose their cancer diagnosis to human resource departments.
Respondents to the CAC/Harris Survey also cited working as being helpful as they underwent treatment, and actually was a positive coping mechanism while dealing with their diagnosis. Seeing the important role work is playing for many patients and survivors, it's helpful to understand how HR can best support employees with cancer to remain productive and feel valued in the workplace.
For more on ways in which HR can act as a source of support, click here.
Original source: www.hrdive.com