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Topics Covered

  • Understanding the Meaning of Work
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Your Work
  • Managing Your Cancer Treatments While Working
  • Progress in Cancer Treatments and Side Effect Management
  • Understanding Your Legal Protections in the Workplace: ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) and EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
  • 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

Our Panel of Experts

Debra J. Wolf, Esq.

Senior Attorney, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Accreditation Surveyor American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Angelique Caba, MSW

Clinical Coordinator of Young Adult Services, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on February 06, 2014.

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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.

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