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March 2024

Cancer in Working Age Adults: Employer Actions

Recent data shows significant increase in cancer among those younger than 50.

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Breast Cancer: Risk Factors and Employer Actions

Female breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. and the fourth most common cause of death from cancer.

Colorectal Cancer: Risk Factors and Employer Actions

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is already the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and rates are rising, particularly in adults aged 20 to 49.

Head and Neck Cancer: Risk Factors and Employer Actions

Cancers of the head and neck can start in the sinuses, inside and behind the nose, the mouth, tongue, gums, the roof and back of the mouth.

Cancer of the Reproductive Organs: Risk Factors and Employer Actions

Compared to other types of cancer (like breast or colon cancer), gynecologic cancers are uncommon, occurring in about 100,000 women in the United States each year.

Skin Cancer: Risk Factors and Employer Actions

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S.; 1 out of 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70.

Employer Actions and Resources That Support Cancer Survivorship

 Employers can do a lot to support cancer survivors, beginning with obtaining needed treatment and continuing throughout all the steps along their journey, including returning to work and being active members of their community.

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