08 – Returning to Work Post-HCT, Pt. 1: Guidance Development and Challenges

Explore Cell Therapy

Sep 5 2023 • 37 mins

In this two-part episode, Rachel Salit, MD, with Fred Hutch Cancer Center and Katie Schoeppner, MSW, of NMDP/Be The Match, discuss their recently developed evidence-based guidance for health care providers to assist patients in returning to work after hematopoietic cell transplantation as part of a committee of the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT).

In Part I: Guidance Development and Challenges, experts explore the complex challenges transplant patients face when returning to work and major findings from their evidence-based review, including the importance of appropriate accommodations, early communication with employers, and patient-reported outcomes.

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