Returning to work
It’s natural to feel nervous if you’re returning to work after you’ve been away for a while, after treatment ends, or once you feel you can manage work and your ongoing treatment. If you are returning to an existing job, you may want to talk to your employer about making a return to work plan.
You may be looking for a new job because of changes to your ability or priorities. Cancer Council can provide you with information about the emotional and practical aspects of living well after cancer.
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