HR: Supporting a Colleague with Cancer (PDF Download)
The news that a colleague has been diagnosed with cancer can be a shock. Co-workers may experience a variety of emotions including disbelief, fear, anxiety, concern and sadness. It may be particularly confronting for co-workers who have experienced cancer in someone close to them or had cancer themselves.
This fact sheet has been produced to help co-workers who wish to be supportive of their colleague after a cancer diagnosis, but are unsure about what to say or do.