Supporting colleagues who are living with cancer

Two in five Canadians will hear the words ‘you have cancer’ in their lifetime, so it is inevitable that this will impact the workplace. Knowing how to best support an employee, co-worker or friend with cancer can be difficult. Creating a supportive work environment can help ease the process of managing a cancer diagnosis.


For information you can share with employees about understanding a co-worker’s diagnosis, download Educate.


Act provides information for managing work after a cancer diagnosis, working while in treatment, and tips for returning to work.


Download Support to learn how you can create an environment that supports individuals living with cancer.

More questions about living or supporting someone living with cancer? We’re here to help. Contact us or call us toll-free at 1-888-939-3333 (TTY 1-886-786-3934).