What’s the real cost of cancer in the workplace?

One in two people born after 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer. Is your workplace prepared for the impact? And how can you mitigate the cost?

Advances in medicine, better diagnostics, more effective interventions and improved survival rates; we’ve come a long way in the fight against cancer. However, there’s a considerable cost associated with these successes, much of which may become an unsustainable burden on employers.

Recent research also suggests that 70–90% of cancers are caused by environmental and lifestyle factors, so an opportunity exists to assist prevention with relevant workplace wellbeing programmes.

On Thursday 25 February, we offer you the opportunity to meet one of the nation’s leading cancer specialists, Mark Harries, who will share with you a fascinating insight into the world of advanced diagnostics and treatment techniques of cancer. We’ll also hear from one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies regarding the latest developments in drug therapies. Finally, we’ll be exploring alternative funding models and workplace wellbeing strategies to mitigate the impact of cancer on your organisation, and looking at how you can both minimise the risks of cancer in your workforce, and better support your employees touched by this disease.

Agenda:
8:00-8:15: Delegate arrival/breakfast
8:15-9:00: Mark Harries, Consultant Oncologist at London Bridge Hospital: An insight into the journey to beating cancer, from one of the UK’s leading specialists
9:00-9:20: Cancer drug therapies for the future – the development of drug therapies and how they are brought to the market
9:20-9:45: Chris Evans, Senior Consultant at Xerox HR Services: Strategies to combat the impact of cancer in the workplace
9:45-10:00: Q&A session
10:00-10:30: Tour of the newly opened, state of the art HCA diagnostic and treatment facilities, in The Shard

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We look forward to welcoming you to what will be an interesting, informative and interactive seminar, at this landmark London location.

Don’t miss out – secure your free place now.
NB: Due to security at the Shard, your name MUST be on a list to gain access to the building.