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Exploring the Needs of Cancer Survivors When Returning to or Staying in the Workforce

February 5, 2020

Download PDF Purpose Cancer survivors have strong personal desires to resume work to feel productive and meet financial needs. However, they may be faced with physical and psychological challenges. This research addresses the question: “What are the needs of cancer survivors when returning to or staying in the workforce?” Source: Ivona Berger, Lydia Beck, Jennifer …

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Research Related to Workplace Support for Cancer Survivors: Employer Perspective

January 17, 2020

Download PDF Cancer Journey Advisory Group, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer 2012


Employees Diagnosed with Cancer: Current Perspectives and Future Directions from an Employer’s Point of View

January 17, 2020

By Michiel Greidanus and Dr, Sietske Tamminga Hosted by Workplace Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute and Cancer and Work Recorded in February 2019       https://www.wwdpi.org/Webinars/Pages/Webinar.aspx?wbID=237


International Psychosocial Oncology Society Cancer and Work Workshop slide deck presentation available

October 28, 2019

Overview of Cancer and Work with RTW and JA tools


Work Outcomes in Self-Employed Cancer Survivors By Dr. Linda Sharpe

November 28, 2018

By Dr. Linda Sharpe, Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University, UK​ Originally broadcasted November 27, 2018 Co-hosted by Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute and Cancer and Work https://www.wwdpi.org/Webinars/Pages/Webinar.aspx?wbID=212


Free webinar: Work Outcomes in Self-Employed Cancer Survivors

November 20, 2018

November 27, 2018 at 8:30 AM PT, 11:30 AM ET by Dr. Linda Sharpe, Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University, UK co-hosted by the Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute  and  www.cancerandwork.ca https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/997622476611152641 The session will present findings from recently published research which bought together several datasets from different European countries …

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Employers’ Management of Employees Affected by Cancer

October 17, 2018

By Dr. Ziv Amir Hosted by Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute and Cancer and Work Recorded in October 2018. https://www.wwdpi.org/Webinars/Pages/Webinar.aspx?wbID=204


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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Sustained Employability of Cancer Patients and Survivors: Are We Getting Any Closer?

September 28, 2018

By Saskia Duijts, PhD​ Program Leader, Oncology – University Medical Center in Groning, NL Originally broadcasted: September 26, 2018 Cohosted by: Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute and Cancer and Work https://www.wwdpi.org/Webinars/Pages/Webinar.aspx?wbID=207


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 www.cancerandwork.ca   For more information https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3978668978440613890