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Topics Covered

  • Advances in Cancer Treatment and Side Effect Management
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team
  • Managing Your Cancer Treatments While Working
  • Understanding Your Legal Rights in the Workplace
  • Effective Communication with Co-Workers and Supervisors
  • Coping with Your Emotions at Work- Practical Solutions to Address Workplace Challenges
  • Tips for Creating a Plan to Continue Working
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Ruth Oratz, MD, FACP
The Women's Oncology and Wellness Practice, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, New York University School of Medicine
Debra J. Wolf, Esq.
Senior Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Patricia Spicer, MSW
Breast Cancer Program Coordinator
Kate Sweeney
Executive Director, Cancer and Careers, Cosmetic Executive Women Foundation

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 12, 2009.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.