Working During Cancer Treatment

Content Contributor: The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Reviewed: January 26, 2012

Question:

I have cervical cancer and will need weekly chemotherapy and daily radiation for six weeks. I am wondering if I should take time off from for the entire treatment course or try to work part time. Can you please give me some advice?

Answer:

Some good resources about employment are:

www.cancerandcareers.org - cancer and careers

www.cancer.org - The American Cancer Society

www.disabilityrightlegalcenter.org -Cancer Legal resource Center

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Gynecologic Cancers transcript.

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