"Cancer and the Workplace" by CancerCare

Jun 17

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Participate this workshoip on the telephone or via live streaming through the Internet

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved.

They are hosting a free CancerCare Connect Education Workshop for people living with cancer, their families, friends and health care professionals on Monday, June 17, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time. You can listen to this workshop over the phone or connect to their webcast online.

Workshop Topics
- Understanding the Meaning of Work for People Living with Cancer - Talking with Your Health Care Team About Your Work - Managing Your Cancer Treatments While Working - Advances in Cancer Treatments and Side Effect Management - Understanding Your Legal Protections in the Work Place: 1. ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), 2. FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act), 3. EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), 4. State and Local Laws - Disclosure and Communication with Co-Workers and Supervisors - Practical Solutions to Address Workplace Challenges - Tips for Creating a Plan to Continue Working - Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Speakers

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Founding Director, Cancer Support Services
Continuum Cancer Centers of New York
Accreditation Surveyor American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Debra J. Wolf, Esq
Senior Attorney
LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

EliaGuadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH
Clinical Research Manager
Division of Medical Affairs
Department of Cancer Survivorship
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Sarah Kelly, MSW
Oncology Social Worker
CancerCare

To register:
- Online Registration
- Phone: 1-800-813-HOPE(4673)

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