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iCanwork! Vocational Rehabilitation Research Study

iCanwork! Vocational Rehabilitation Research Study

*** Thank you! With you’re cooperation, we have recruited all the people we needed for this study. We will get back to you soon with the results. We are planning a similar study on a larger scale for next year, so please advise us if you are interested to be on our recruitment list and we will contact you as soon as we will be starting. ***


iCanWork: a professionally led support service to help with return to work following cancer

ー What is this research study about? 


iCanWork is a vocational rehabilitation intervention designed for cancer survivors. The goal of this study is to see if iCanWork is efficient to help cancer survivors to go back to work. We will also study the satisfaction of people using iCanWork.


  • After joining the study, you will be randomly assigned (like the flipping of a coin) to
    participate in either group 1 or group 2.
  • If you are in group 1, you will be offered 1 to 3 sessions with a vocational
    rehabilitation counselor and 1 session with an occupational therapist to assist with
    planning your return to work following cancer.
  • If you are in group 2, you will receive the usual care, and you will be given an online
    a resource regarding Cancer and Work that you can consult any time.


Adults diagnosed with cancer who held a paid employment at the time of diagnosis and are within 18 months of their first day of sick leave and have internet access.

If you are interested, contact the principal investigator for more information:
Dr. Christine Maheu, RN, PHD

[email protected]

This study is funded by the work Wellness Institute.