11 Ways to Manage Cancer While You're Working

Battling cancer doesn't mean you have to quit your job. These tips from cancer survivors who went through treatment while working will help you manage both (12 Photos)

Cynthia Ramnarace on May 24, 2012 at 2:59PM

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11 Ways to Manage Cancer While You're Working

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Become an Expert on Your Cancer

Learn much as you can about your cancer, including what treatments you need, any side effects and how it may challenge you in your work life, advises Cherry Wunderlich, who worked during treatment for thyroid cancer and multiple myeloma. Of course, you can’t predict how you will respond to treatment, but any notice you can give your boss about your availability will help you manage his or her expectations -- which is key to a healthy boss-employee relationship.

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