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Cancer and Careers
1.68 million new cancer cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. As of 2016, there are more than 15.5 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.
As the definitive national authority on work and cancer, Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in the workplace. Their innovative programs for survivors and healthcare professionals provide the vital support, tools, and information they need to navigate the practical and legal challenges that follow a diagnosis. Online, in print and in person, Cancer and Careers helps 400,000 individuals each year, across all 50 states.
Cancer and Careers provides resources of:
- Free publications
- Educational videos on Balancing Work & Cancer Webinars
- Charts & Checklists
- Resource Database
- Job Search Tools & Resume Review Service
- Micro-Grant Program
- Managing Treatment Side Effects
- Survivor Diaries