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From Your NavigatorWork & Cancer

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
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer,
Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Co-Developer of Work Stride—Managing Cancer at Work
Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions
Breast cancer survivor
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Last modified: March 10, 2022

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