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Cancer and Work is collaborating with Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute (WWDPI) in the Harnessing Talent Project

November 5, 2019

Cancer and Work is collaborating with Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute (WWDPI) in the Harnessing Talent Project. Harnessing Talent is a new, 3 year, federally-funded project to help employers recruit and retain employees with mental and/or physical disabilities. The project is funded by Social Development Canada’s Opportunities fund – Work with Employers Initiative.


Improving the Management of Cancer in the Workplace: Discussion Paper

May 14, 2018

Download pdf Source: Chris Bonnett, H3 Consulting and Allan Smofsky, Smofsky Strategic Plan Workplace Cancer Reporting, May 2017 (Revised May 2018).


Cancer in the Workplace (The Economist)

May 13, 2018

Download PDF Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited, 2017.


Return to Work Concerns Faced by People Dealing with Cancer and Caregivers

May 12, 2018

Download PDF Source: Return to Work Concerns Faced by People Dealing with Cancer, Literature Review and Consultation, Cancer Journey Advisory Group, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. https://content.cancerview.ca/cv/treatment_and_support/supportive_care/documents/rtwliteraturereviewpdf


Cancer and Work: A Canadian Perspective

May 11, 2018

Nitkin P., Parkinson M., Schultz I., University of British Columbia and BC Cancer Agency, Funded by the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology


Breast Cancer: Economic Impact and Labour Force Re-Entry 2010

January 29, 2018

Download PDF Source: Breast Cancer: Economic Impact and Labour Force Re-Entry 2010, Canadian Breast Cancer Network


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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Am I ready to return to work? Assisting cancer survivors to determine work readiness

October 14, 2016

Source: Stergiou-Kita, M., Pritlove, C., Holness, D.L. et al. J Cancer Surviv (2016) 10: 699. doi:10.1007/s11764-016-0516-9.


Factors associated with work disability in employed cancer survivors at 24-month sick leave

October 14, 2016

Source: Muijen P., Duijts S., Bonefaas-Groenewoud K., van der Beek AJ. and Anema JR. Factors associated with work disability in employed cancer survivors at 24-month sick leave. BMC Cancer (2014) 14:236


Cancer survivors and return to work: Current knowledge and future research

October 14, 2016

Source: Duijts, S., Dalton, S. O., Lundh, M. H., Horsboel, T. A., and Johansen, C. (2016) Cancer survivors and return to work: current knowledge and future research. Psycho-Oncology, doi: 10.1002/pon.4235.