Working during cancer treatmentChemotherapy - working; Radiation - working
Many people continue to work throughout their cancer treatment. Cancer, or the side effects of treatment, may make it hard to work on some days.
Understanding how treatment may affect you at work can help you and your coworkers know what to expect. Then you can plan ahead so that you can keep working with as little interruption as possible.
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National Cancer Institute website. Facing forward: life after cancer treatment. www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/life-after-treatment.pdf. Updated March 2018. Accessed August 22, 2018.