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Cancer and Work: A new interactive website

workingby Maureen Parkinson, Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor and Dr. Christine Maheu, Nurse Scientist, McGill University, Co-Principal Investigators Cancer and Work


While 60 percent of those diagnosed with cancer will return to work one to two years following treatment, 25 to 53 percent will either quit or lose their jobs. These numbers are a clear indication that there has been a need for comprehensive information to support a return to work for many cancer survivors.


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Research Study: Returning to Work Following Cancer Treatment

NS Health

Have You Completed Your Cancer Treatment and Taken a Leave of Absence From Your Work?

Would You Like to Share Your Thoughts and Opinions on Your Plans for Your Return to Work?


If you answered yes to the above questions you may be interested in being part of our study on cancer survivors’ views on returning to work following cancer treatment.  Click here for more details:  NS Health Work Study or contact Emily Drake at 902-292-3859 or through e-mail at