Employment Issues


Cancer and Work: Protections Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

Oncology Nurse Edition, Vol 24, NO. 4, 4/12/2010. First Author: Hoffman, J. D.

The Medical-Legal Partnership: An Alliance Between Doctors and Lawyers in the Care of Patient-Clients with Advanced Life-Limiting Illness

Health Law Journal. Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 44-46, Winter 2012. Hallarman, Lynn, M.D. 

The Attorney as the Newest Member of the Cancer Treatment Team

Journal of Clinical Oncology. Vol. 24, No. 13. May 1, 2008. Fleishman, Stewart B.

Life After Cancer Treatment: Financial and Legal Matters

This link from Journey Forward and the National Cancer Institute provides advice about legal and financial matters following cancer treatment.

Life After Cancer Treatment: Social and Work Relationships

Journey Forward and the National Cancer Instittute provides advice regarding work relationships in this resource.

Recognizing and Responding to Discrimination at Work

Breast Cancer.org website (2008).

The Choice to Work

This article from CURE Magazine discusses issues related to employment during cancer treatment.

Life After Cancer Treatment: Financial and Legal Matters

The organization Journey Forward offers this insight into employment for the cancer survivor.

Employment Status and Quality of Life in Recently Diagnosed Breast Cancer Survivors

The Journal of Psycho-Oncology, Volume 22, # 6, June, 2013.  First author:  Timperi, Allegra W.  This clinical research article illustrates that some employment each week is associated with an improved quality of life compared to those women with breast cancer who did not work at all.  Read more from this link.

Unintended Consequences: The Social Context of Cancer Survivors and Work

The Journal of Cancer Survivorship, June, 2014, Volume 8, # 2, pp. 269-281.  First author: Ya King Mak, Angela

Cancer Survivors Face Unique Challenges Reentering the Workforce

This article is published in the Oncologist's newsmagazine, The ASCO Post, July 25, 2014.  Read this perspective in this link here:

How mothers diagnosed with breast cancer manage the sociological boundaries between paid work, family, and caring for the self

Social Science and Medicine, Volume 117, September, 2014, pp. 96-106. Author: Mackenzie, Catherine R.