Cancer survivors like Shannon Doherty share the struggle to keep their jobs through treatment

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, employers can consider helping people work through cancer by offering paid leave, flexible schedules and extra 15-minute breaks.

After fighting for their lives, many cancer survivors are left fighting for their livelihoods.

Shannen Doherty returned to work in January after almost two years of being treated for breast cancer — but there was a time when she doubted whether she would ever be back on set again.



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