Cancer Support

Cancer Support

This page provides additional resources for increasing support for those who have cancer or who care for a person who has cancer.

Sick Leave, Medical Leave, and Flexible Scheduling Checklists

Promoting sick and medical leave policies, and educating employees about them, can support employees who are facing a cancer diagnosis or who are caring for a loved one with the disease. Clear information about the policies should be included in employee handbooks.

Caregiver Support Policy Template

Policies and resources to support those caring for a loved one with cancer can show that your company cares about your employees, that you respect their role as a caregiver, and that you will do what you can to help. Helpful policies and resources can help employees return to work as soon as possible.

Help Sheet for Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers

This tip sheet provides information on seven resources of information and services that can help patients, survivors, and caregivers.