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November 15, 2010 (Mon.) Second “Cancer and Working” study session is to be held.

“Cancer and Working” seminar series

This study group will regularly hold open participation study sessions with the objective of carrying out broad discussions on different perspectives of cancer and working.

Second “Cancer and Working” study session

Date: November 15, 2010 (Monday), 6:30-8:30 pm
Venue: Learning Square Shimbashi, 5C conference room
Directions: http://www.learningsite21.com/ls4/e01.html
Capacity: 50
Participation fee: Free
Program
“Are corporations all that bad? – What is reasonable accommodation according to ADA?”
6:30-7:30 pm: Dr. Yuichiro Haruna
Researcher, Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
What is “reasonable accommodation” according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
7:30-8:00 pm: Dr Akemi Kondo, Kondo Social Insurance and Labor Consultant
Comment: From a perspective of providing employment counseling to patients with cancer in Japan
8:00-8:30 pm: Open for discussion

Information on conference presentations

Japanese Society of Public Health, 69th conference poster presentation
Takeshi Okubo, MiyakoTakahashi, Takashi Muto, Koji Mori, Koji Wada, Ichiro Kai, Nobumi Tagaya, Mitsue Maru, Yuichiro Haruna: An analysis of employment assistance materials for cancer survivors: From an overseas patient support group article (English)

Result report symposium

Date: February 5, 2011 (Saturday), 1:30 pm ~ (Registration starts at 1:00 pm)
Venue: National Children’s Castle, 8th floor conference room (Aoyama, Tokyo)
Directions: http://www.kodomono-shiro.jp/access/index.shtml
Participation fee: Free
Capacity: 100
Program: In preparation
How to apply: In preparation

September 6, 2010 (Monday) First “Cancer and Working” study session was held.

First “Cancer and Working” study session

Participants: 40
Date: September 6, 2010 (Monday), 6:30-8:30 pm
Venue: Learning Square Shimbashi, 5C conference room
Program:
6:30-7:00 pm: Labor and Welfare Sciences Research, Summary and objectives of the “Cancer and Working” study group, Miyako Takahashi (Dokkyo Medical University, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health)
7:00-8:00 pm: “Cancer and Working” – In my case, Ayumi Uchida Smith (iGeek, Inc. representative)
8:00- 8:30 pm: Open discussion
Please contact the project headquarters to request a written report.