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The reality of cancer survivorship at work

For employers: The reality of cancer survivorship at work More people surviving cancer than ever before 34% of the new cancer cases each year are of working age. And more of these employees are surviving cancer than ever before. Many of them want to be able to go back to their normal lives after treatment.…

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Claire’s story: Emotional support given the same weight as clinical needs

Claire’s personal story Emotional support given the same weight as clinical needs. Claire was diagnosed with grade 2 invasive breast cancer in April 2017. A mastectomy and reconstruction was recommended. And this was to be followed by chemotherapy. Claire had access to Harley Street Concierge through her employer. Multiple questions relating to her diagnosis, treatment…

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The wait to start cancer treatment: Your reaction revealed

Cancer patients in appalling state of limbo More than 100,000 people had to wait over 2 weeks to see a cancer specialist in the UK last year. And 25,153 patients were forced to wait more than 62 days to start cancer treatment. The statistics were collated by the House of Commons Library at the request of…

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Cancer at Work: An Interview With Barbara Wilson

Cancer at Work: An Interview With Barbara Wilson The founder of Working With Cancer joins us for the first in a series of articles about Cancer in the Workplace. Whether you’re supporting an employee through cancer at work. Or you’re a cancer patient struggling to get the support you need. Either way, this Q and A with…

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Lionel’s story: Reassurance that a proposed treatment plan was suitable

Lionel’s personal story Reassurance that a proposed treatment plan was suitable. 67-year old Lionel contacted Harley Street Concierge after a throat cancer diagnosis. He wanted to be certain his diagnosis was accurate. And that his proposed treatment plan was the most suitable. Harley Street Concierge collated Lionel’s medical records, scheduled an Expert Second Opinion and…

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What not to say to an employee who’s had cancer

What not to say to an employee who’s had cancer  This is the fourth article in a series of Cancer in the Workplace blog posts. And we’ve invited Barbara Babcock back to share more of her hints and tips for line managers. Read on to discover the words and phrases that are best left unsaid. And learn how…

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Ray’s story: Holistic support eases financial strain of cancer diagnosis

Ray’s personal story Without any unusual symptoms to report or a family history of cancer, it was a routine check in 2017 that led to 50-year-old Ray’s prostate cancer diagnosis. Ray had access to Harley Street Concierge’s cancer support service through a policy provided by his employer. So, when he began experiencing physical issues following…

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Daniel’s story: From little hope to life-saving surgery

Daniel’s personal story From little hope to life-saving surgery. Daniel contacted Harley Street Concierge after being told that nothing more could be done for him. He’d been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive type of cancer that affects the lining of the blood vessels and has a high death rate. Harley Street Concierge arranged an…

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