Emma Leach is HR Manager for an international real estate company based in central London. She underwent treatment for ovarian cancer in 2011, returning to work in 2012.
Recently she has been involved in a campaign spearheaded by the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres and Unum, which aims to help employees and employers in receiving the support they need in handling a cancer diagnosis.
Emma’s role at work combined with her personal experience of the cancer journey give her a unique perspective on both sides of the issue.
A year ago I returned to work following treatment for ovarian cancer. I was now one of the 560,000 people in the British workforce living with cancer. You might think that work would be the last thing on my mind, but when your life has been shattered by a cancer...