When individuals are diagnosed with cancer, they are often faced with decisions about how to navigate the workplace, including whether to work through treatment or take time off work. Some individuals may find that they need to replace lost wages while taking time off and need information about disability insurance. Others are concerned about disclosing their cancer diagnosis to their employer or a potential employer. Caregivers may also face work-related issues. This page contains legal and practical resources to help individuals effectively navigate workplace issues after a cancer diagnosis.
Triage Cancer Educational Blogs – Employment
CancerFinances.org – Disability Insurance Module
Cancer and Careers has several resources that can be very useful for individuals looking for work.
Flexjobs.com is a paid service designed to help job seekers find legitimate flexible jobs (e.g., part-time, telecommuting, etc.).
LIVESTRONG: 2010 Survey Report
LIVESTRONG: 2010 Survey Results Infograph
Checklist: Disability Insurance Tips ~ Coming soon!