Work Life

Whether you need to or want to, and are able to, continue working after diagnosis, these resources can help you navigate common workplace challenges associated with chronic cancer.

Workplace and Cancer

Can I return to work? People living with cancer frequently ask this question. There are a number of laws protecting the rights of employees with cancer and their caregivers. It is very important for you to know the legal protections that exist when you have cancer and are working or are re-entering the workforce.

Cancer and the Workplace

Many patients diagnosed with cutaneous lymphoma have questions about how to navigate workplace challenges. Carolyn Messner has written a comprehensive article on this topic, including tips for returning to work. Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, LCSW-R, BCD, is the Director of Education and Training at CancerCare.

Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.