Changing the conversation about work and cancer

Managing someone coping with the long term side effects of cancer

If you read my last blog you’ll recall that I wrote, ‘returning to work is not a sprint, it’s more like a marathon and sometimes there needs to be pauses along the way to draw breath. It’s not a seamless progression but a long and winding road’. In most cases this is a journey which can be managed but it is one which needs support, encouragement and reassurance from managers and colleagues.

But why is this the case?

Written for Macmillan Cancer Support, March 2016
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