Changing the conversation about work and cancer


Cancer Survival – Why Staying Positive is Never Enough

24th October 2023


Stephen Bevan, Principal Associate at the Institute of Employment Studies and an Ambassador for Working With Cancer, offers an insight into his quest to stay upbeat for those around him since his terminal cancer diagnosis.

Aorta: A Good News Story


WWC regular contributor, Harmer Parr, has previously updated us about Melvyn the Melanoma, but in this article he shares the story of a new ‘private assassin’ – his aorta. Don’t know what that is and what it does? Read on.

Anxiety and returning to work

1st August 2023


In this article our Associate Genevie Isaacson, an Employment Lawyer, offers some good practice guidelines for employers to support their employees in making a successful return to work.

CANNES – June 19, 2023

20th June 2023


Today, five months after its launch in Davos and subsequent global wake-up call at the Super Bowl, Working with Cancer has been recognised by Cannes Lions with the Grand Prix for Good, designed to celebrate the use of creativity to positively impact not only business and brand, but also the world at large. You’ll find… [Read More]

Sharing my experience with breast cancer

27th April 2023


In this article, our Ambassador, Gail Kenny, shares her experience of receiving a breast cancer diagnosis.

A Last Hurrah? Reflections on a Terminal Diagnosis

3rd April 2023


WWC Ambassador Stephen Bevan, head of HR Research Development for the Institute of Employment Studies (IES), offers a personal reflection on the emotional impact of a terminal cancer diagnosis for him and his family.

New research reveals 71% of workers with cancer in the UK fear telling their colleagues about their diagnosis

31st January 2023


London – 31 January 2023 – Working with Cancer, the cross-industry coalition formed by Publicis Groupe to erase the stigma and insecurity of cancer at work, is launching a global ‘wake-up call’ urging everyone to play their part in supporting colleagues with cancer ahead of World Cancer Day, 4th February. New research, run by Publicis Groupe UK polling 1,000… [Read More]

Publicis Foundation launches Working With Cancer to erase the stigma of cancer in the workplace

17th January 2023


In a world where one in every two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, the Publicis Foundation has launched the first cross-industry coalition to erase the stigma of cancer in the workplace, supported by leading cancer charities and organizations including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), MacMillan Cancer Research, Working With Cancer, and the Gustave Roussy… [Read More]

Moving Melvyn: a cautionary tale?

12th October 2022


Our regular contributor, Harmer Parr, provides us with the latest news on Melvyn the Melanoma.

Cancer and the Menopause: It’s Not Just About Women Getting Older.

14th July 2022


In this article, Working With Cancer’s Founder and Director, Barbara Wilson, talks about the issues for women working with menopausal symptoms during cancer treatment.

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