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Life, Interrupted: Careers & Finances
Zoe Burroughs, Toni Spano-English and Jason Zoa share their worries and experiences over their cancer's impact on their careers. Learn more
CareersUnder federal law, employers are not allowed to discriminate against people who have been diagnosed with cancer. And yet, many feel stigmatized by their medical histories. Do you talk to your employer about your diagnosis? And if not, how do you explain that gap of time on your resume-especially when that resume is brand new?
Read Working Through It - Balancing the challenges of cancer treatment and professional life.
Open/download the .pdf document: Practical Matters of Cancer Survivorship Information Guide - offers resources such as how to handle job interviews after cancer treatment and learning your legal rights to protect your job.
About a third of young adults in the United States lack health insurance. Figuring out how to
pay the bills can add stress and even delay diagnosis.
Valerie Delekta talks about how she put off going to the doctor because she didn't think her health insurance had kicked in.
Need tips on how to cope with the financial impact of cancer? Read on.
For general information about managing finances, visit our managing money webpage.
To learn more about Cancer Center Financial Services, visit their webpage.
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