Managing your working life after diagnosis

Work is an important part of many people’s lives. Whether you are able to continue working during treatment for cancer, or while caring for someone with cancer, will depend on your personal situation.

Find out more about how your cancer will affect your ability to work:


After weighing up all the competing factors you may decide to continue working, take a break or retire from work. Following treatment, some people return to their existing job, while others are motivated to change jobs.

options managing work


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