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Post Treatment: Breast Cancer: 6 Months Plus: Seeking Work


If you are in a down period and feeling depressed or particularly stressed give yourself time before going on job interviews. Your mood can come across to an interviewer and you may only get one chance with the particular employer.

If there is the least question about how you come across to an interviewer, get objective feedback by doing a few practice interviews with a friend you trust who works in the same or similar business.

Keep in mind that:

  • Your cancer history cannot be asked about in a job interview
  • The only question is what you can do physically and mentally today - not what may happen in the future.

If you have not been working because of your breast cancer:

The information in the Seeking Work will help guide you through looking for a job despite your health history.


  • When you find the job, think ahead “just in case” there is a recurrence or something else happens. For instance:
    • Take those credit card offers sent to you because you are employed. As explained in our finances article, credit can come in handy.
    • Keep track of facts at work that could have any bearing on a claim that you are being discriminated against because of your health condition "just in case." See: Breast Cancer: Post Treatment 6 Months +: At Work
  • Consider whether this is a time to become self employed or a small business owner with one or more employees. 

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