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Each year over 100,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional we can provide support and information about work and cancer.
Access our in-depth information about work and cancer|, including working while caring for someone with cancer|, and details about self-employment|.
Access our online Managing cancer in the workplace guide for employers|
HR professionals and employers can also order our Essential work and cancer toolkit|, which contains practical advice, top tips and guidance.
Find out more about Macmillan's policy and research about work and cancer|.
Find out more about our resources for health and social care professionals on work and cancer|.
This includes a new work and cancer
e-learning module for occupational health professionals.
The Equality Act came into effect in October 2010, providing more protection for people with cancer at work. Find out about your rights as an employee and your responsibilities as an employer in our guide to the current legislation
[PDF, 874kb]|. The Equality Act doesn't apply in Northern Ireland - find out more|.
You can order our Essential work and cancer toolkit| online now, or contact us| for advice.
Useful links and publications for employers, employees and organisations:
Learn Zone free e-learning module:
Cancer in the Workplace: union representatives
Sign up for the work and cancer enewsletter
Our Managing cancer in the workplace guide for employers was produced in association with CIPD|. Visit Macmillan's stand at this year's CIPD conference.
If you have any questions about Macmillan we would love to hear from you| .
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© Macmillan Cancer Support 2013
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