Tags: Cancer

Rise in Cancer patients facing discrimination at work

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Researchers say stress at work unlikely to cause cancer

A major analysis of existing data has suggested that although stress at work is not good for employee health, it is unlikely to increase the risk of developing cancer. A review, published in the British Medical Journal, brought together 12 European studies looking at how “job strain” affected rates of cancer in 116,056 men and…

Leading clinicians support launch of innovative early detection programmes for prostate and lung cancer at work

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men in the UK. ProstateHealth UK has secured rights to a new cancer specific biomarker, human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) which, when used with a combination of total, free and intact Prostate Specific Antigen (iPSA), has been shown in studies to considerably reduce the number of unnecessary…

New toolkit helps employers support people with cancer at work

Employers can benefit from a new resource launched today by leading cancer charity. The Essential Work and Cancer Toolkit, has been produced to help employers support people with cancer, and their carers, in the workplace, and features an employer’s guide produced in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The toolkit will…