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Webinar: Employers’ Management of Employees Affected by Cancer

October 9, 2018

by Dr. Z Amir, University of Salford, School of Health Sciences free webinar Wednesday October 17, 2018 at 8:30 AM PT, 11:30 AM ET co-hosted by Work Wellness and Disability Prevention and Cancer and Work You will learn: The economic burden of sick leave and early retirement for the employee, his/her employer and wider society; …

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Free Webinar Sept 26th: What is the state of ‘cancer and work’ research, and what are the necessary next steps?

August 23, 2018

Saskia Duijts, PhD-Program Leader, Oncology – University Medical Center in Groning, Netherlands, Live webinar : Wednesday September 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM PT, 11:30 AM ET Presented  by Workplace Wellness and Prevention Institute: co-hosted with   For more information

Cancer and Work Seminars to come:

January 16, 2018

Looking for work using social media (for cancer survivors) Feb 15 and 22nd , 2018 At B.C. Cancer,  Vancouver Cancer Centre To register call 604-877-6000  extension: 672194   Returning to Work Group Jan 29 and 30th  2018 At B.C. Cancer,  Vancouver Island Cancer Center (Victoria, B.C.) To register call 1-250-519-5525   Job Search Seminar for Cancer Patients Jan 29th, …

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News Update

December 22, 2017

Nurse practitioners now allowed to complete medical reports required by the CPP disability program On December 14 2017, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jean-Yves Duclos, highlighted an important change to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability program, in support of his commitment to improve delivery of programs and services for all Canadians. As of that date, …

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Joint Symposium October 2017 Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology/Canadian Association of Psycho-Oncology

December 4, 2017

CANO/CAPO symposium October 2017 by Christine Maheu and Maureen Parkinson with a special invitation from patient representative and social worker. Background on cancer and work research and the type of information available on the starts 35 minutes into this presentation.

Participants needed: Fear and Cancer Worry Study group

November 5, 2017

Study Title:  Addressing Cancer Worry and Fear of Cancer Recurrence among women with breast or ovarian cancer. A Quality of Life study funded by the Canadian Cancer Society. Purpose: The purpose of the study is to evaluate how best we can help women manage their fear of cancer recurrence and cancer worries from their participation …

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Cancer and Work Workshops – 2018 workshop coming up!

September 1, 2017

Register to one of our Cancer and Work Navigation and Training Workshop sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The team is proud to announce its latest initiative! Following the successful launch of our website, we are now looking to offering workshops on navigating the website and using 2 of its indispensable …

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