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General Toolkit

Employers can play a pivotal role in reducing cancer incidence and premature death. Healthier employees and healthier bottom lines can be achieved by providing evidence-based prevention and early detection services and encouraging employee engagement. By providing access and encouraging participation, more lives – and more money - can be saved.

Employers of all sizes, from diverse industries, and across geographies that have earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation are making a difference.


Are You Ready? 

Access your readiness to begin the online application. Download Print version here.


Gold Standard Application Guide:

Use this guide to structure your approach to completing the online application. Download Print version here.


Application Download for Review

For reference only. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ application must be submitted online.


 

Gold Standard Organizations

This pilot study underscores the importance of partnerships among businesses, public health advocacy organizations, and political leaders whose shared goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of Americans and enhance the global competitiveness of domestic enterprises.
Results From the Bipartisan Policy Center's CEO Council Physical Activity Challenge to American Business
Berko, Jeff MPH; Goetzel, Ron Z. PhD; Roemer, Enid Chung PhD; Kent, Karen MPH; Marchibroda, Janet MBA
Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

At 3M, we take the health of our employees very seriously and provide programs to help them maintain good health. It is fundamental to 3M’s vision of improving every life. We are honored to be recognized by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, and it is an affirmation of the impact we are having on our employees’ lives.

James L. Bauman
Executive Vice President, 3M Electronics & Energy Business Group
3M Austin Center

General Best Practices

RWJBarnabas Health
Prevention, Physical Activity

Activity and Exercise at Work

RWJBarnabas Health encourages exercise by rewarding employees for participating in activities and/or joining a Fitness center.  To help reinforce this message, we have 5 affiliated Fitness and Wellness Centers and 3 onsite fitness centers in our system.  Discounted rates are also offered for these and other commercial centers throughout New Jersey.  We have a running club, Golf Club and Swimming club.  Our sites sponsor stair climbing and walking challenges throughout the year and employees are rewarded for  participating.

Research & Evidence

Drope, J., Cahn, Z., Kennedy, R., Liber, A. C., Stoklosa, M., Henson, R., Douglas, C. E. and Drope, J
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Farhad Islami, MD, PhD; Ann Goding Sauer, MSPH; Kimberly D. Miller, MPH; Rebecca L. Siegel, MPH; Stacey A. Fedewa, PhD, MPH; Eric J. Jacobs, PhD; Marjorie L. McCullough, ScD, RD; Alpa V. Patel, PhD; Jiemin Ma, PhD, MHS; Isabelle Soerjomataram, MD, PhD, MS
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Brochures/Reference

Manager's Kit

After you’ve told your manager about your diagnosis, it will help to have a framework for discussions about your job. Understand that your manager will probably be worried for you — and for the company. The best antidote is information, which is why we created this kit. It contains need-to-know laws relating to cancer in the workplace; successful workplace strategies; tips for dealing with your HR department; and more. We recommend detaching this page and sharing the rest of the kit with your manager. Additional resources for both you and your employer can be found at cancerandcareers.org

Workplace Wellness

Employers know that keeping employees healthy is good for both the employees themselves and for the productivity and profitability of the business. However, most employers do not know precisely how to create a healthy workplace or healthy workforce. This workplace health promotion guide for employers fills that need: using the latest scientific evidence combined with expert opinion from business leaders, this guide offers easy to use, real world recommendations on the design, implementation, and evaluation of workplace health promotion programs. Employers can use this guide to implement best and promising practices in their workplaces, thereby maximizing the impact of their program and the benefits to employees and business alike.

Prepared by: Institute for Health and Productivity Studies Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health In collaboration with Transamerica Center for Health Studies®

Taking Part in Cancer Treatment Research Studies

If you have cancer, you may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Clinical trials are a treatment option for many people with cancer. This book explains cancer treatment clinical trials and gives you some things to think about when deciding whether to take part. This booklet is for people with cancer, their family, and friends.