Finding Balance in Your Life
by Julie Jansen
A recent Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of Cancer and Careers found that 78% of the cancer survivors surveyed were concerned that their cancer diagnosis would hinder their ability to find a new job. For many survivors, job hunting after cancer proves to be a challenging experience. However, you can rest assured that if you are qualified for a job, an employer cannot refuse to hire you simply because you have had cancer.
by Kathleen McBeth, MA
After my doctor told me I had cancer, the rest of the visit was a blur. I was told that I would eventually discover a “new normal,” but this concept was lost on me. I just wanted to have my old normal back.
by Leah Slagenwhite
First of all, you need to know that you are a conqueror. Seriously! The fact that you are even tinkering with the idea of going back to work during or after cancer is a success. Consequently, you may be excited to get back to work. Or you may find the prospect of re-entering the workforce unnerving. No matter what end of the spectrum you’re on, going back to work during or after cancer brings up many questions.
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