The Impact of MBC on Work and Career - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

Resources & Support

Many people diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer continue working throughout treatment. Whether you plan to keep working because you want to (or need to for financial stability or employer-based health insurance), you have rights in the workplace. To learn more about how metastatic breast cancer can impact your job, steps you can take to prepare for tough conversations, and resources for support, see below.

What research says about the impact of MBC on employment
Voices of people continuing to work after an MBC diagnosis
How can I prepare to continue working throughout my treatment?
What legal rights do I have as an employee or potential hire?
  • Cancer and Careers: Legal and Financial  You have certain rights to privacy and support in the workplace. Cancer and Careers explains the ins-and-outs.
  • Triage Cancer Work & Employment Resources  Triage Cancer provides resources on the legal impacts of cancer, including information about your rights to medical privacy in the workplace and how you might access the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act while you continue to work.

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