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Cancer and the Workplace

Lillie Shockney clears up some misconceptions that patients and employers have regarding functioning in the workplace after being diagnosed with cancer.
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Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
Breast Cancer Survivor
Co-Founder, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators® (AONN+)
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship®
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer
Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Co-Developer, Work Stride: Managing Cancer at Work
Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions
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