Articles tagged under ‘Cancer’
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How employers can help cancer survivors return to work – based on my own experience
A cancer survivor who works for a research institute in employment studies shares the ins and outs of returning to work after recovering from the big C.
Mental Health and Cancer
The diagnosis of any serious disease can have an impact on mental health; for the person afflicted as well as their family and friends.
Cancer and Fatigue: in the workplace
When dealing with cancer, fatigue is a common side effect of treatments. It may include physical, emotional or mental tiredness, and is often unpredictable, hitting without warning.
Reducing cancer in the workplace
Implementing primary prevention policies can reduce your workers' risk of developing cancer.
The costs of cancer
Cancer is the most widespread chronic disease in Australia. We look at 10 tips for supporting employees through cancer treatment and return to work.
Understanding successful return to work for cancer survivors
It's more important than ever to understand the factors that help and hinder cancer patients return to work.
Chapter review from 'Handbook of Cancer Survivorship'
Return to work advice specifically for cancer survivors.
Rehabilitation of cancer patients - addressing a lack
Why is it then that cancer survivors have less access to help with rehabilitation post-treatment?
Cancer-related disability: getting on with life and work
Cancer patients need thorough reviews post treatment so they can return to suitable working environments.
Getting back to work: an interview with John Stubbs.
Interview with Cancer Voices Australia executive director and cancer survivor John Stubbs.
From fighting cancer to fostering Cancer Voices
Cancer survivor John Stubbs talks about his journey back to good health and back to work, in a hugely important role.
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The OT perspective on RTW and cancer
Occupational Therapists (OTs) say people returning to work after cancer are likely to face physical, emotional and cognitive challenges. Optimism, combined with a realistic view of the probable difficulties and employer support, helps ease the RTW process
SME employers and RTW after cancer
Caring, off-the-cuff and worried about finances: how SMEs manage cancer-related sickness absence and RTW.
Do workplace interventions improve RTW outcomes?
Workplace interventions are effective for workers with musculoskeletal disorders, but the picture becomes more complex for workers with mental health issues and other health conditions like cancer.
Corralling the research on cancer and RTW
The evidence-based low-down on a problem many Australians will face: returning to work after surviving cancer.
Workplace support counts for employees with cancer
Employer attitudes influence RTW after a cancer diagnosis.
Research short: Cancer and work
Who is more pessimistic about the impact of cancer on working life: cancer survivors or employers? How does this affect return to work prospects?
Employer flexibility helps cancer survivors return to work
Returning to work after cancer treatment is difficult, but employers can make a difference.