The Pink Fund in US News & World Report: When Breast Cancer Threatens Your Job

The Pink Fund in US News & World Report: When Breast Cancer Threatens Your Job
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Media coverage for:  The Pink Fund

Having a breast cancer diagnosis is hard enough without worrying about job security. With supportive employers, many women continue to work during cancer treatments like chemotherapy. But other women, often in low-paying positions or small organizations, are more vulnerable. And no matter what your career, cancer-related fatigue, nausea and medical appointments mean you’ll likely have to negotiate for time off and extra breaks throughout your treatment and recovery. The Pink Fund’s Molly MacDonald shares how to go about disclosing your illness, what workplace protections a woman is entitled to, and what available resources exist if job loss looms.

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