Hope, Phil
November 2007
People Management;11/29/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p7
The author relates his experience of suffering from cancer and the importance of support at home and at work to get through it. He says the shock of learning he had cancer was awful. He took the decision to fight back and carry on as normal as far as he was able. The 30 days of daily radiotherapy were easier to endure than the chemotherapy, but the impact on his energy levels was worse. He suggests employers must not assume that someone being treated for cancer cannot continue to work. They may want to and employers can help them to do so.


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