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Women Frequently Encounter Employment, Insurance Issues After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Maggie L. Shaw From: A majority of women younger than 45 years faced employment and insurance coverage difficulties following treatment for early stage breast cancer, with 35% fearing loss of health insurance coverage if they left their current job during treatment—despite wanting to continue working. What major issues do survivors of breast cancer face in the aftermath of …