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AICR Health @ Work

Spring 2013 | Issue 9

Office Workers Group

Survivorship in the Workplace

With the growing number of cancer survivors, and approximately 80 percent or survivors of working age returning to their jobs, employers today must explore ways not only to manage their bottom line, but also to help the cancer patient, his or her family, and fellow employees.


Rebecca V Nellis

Best Practice Profile: Empowering and Educating Employees with Cancer

To help other cancer patients and survivors confront their questions, the CEW Foundation established Cancer and Careers, a program whose mission is to eliminate fear and uncertainty for working people


survivor sign

In the Research Spotlight: Cancer Survivors Growing in Numbers

There are approximately 13.7 cancer survivors living in the United States today. Thanks to improved diagnostics and treatment, along with our aging population, that number is expected to reach 18 million in 2022.


blueberries

Brown Bag: Blueberry Muffins

Researchers do know for sure that this superfruit is high in antioxidant power and is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, manganese, and dietary fiber.



Carol Sorgen

One Survivor’s Story: Carol Sorgen, Health@Work Editor

Diagnosis, testing, even surgery all went fine and there really was no reason to tell anyone. But all my best-laid plans came to an end with one chemo session.


Merkel workers on a POP walk

Getting Pink On Purpose:
Merkel Response

Every October for the last five years, Merkle Response turns pink for our Annual Pink on Purpose Event to support AICR.



Nutrition and the Cancer Survivor

Featured Brochure:
Nutrition and the Cancer Survivor

You probably already know that eating well and staying active can promote overall health and a sense of well-being. But did you know that making those same changes may also help keep your cancer from returning?

 

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