Have a Plan, But Keep It Flexible: Thriving Professionally After a Medical Diagnosis

When someone is diagnosed with a serious health condition, it impacts several important areas of their life, including work. A person may start to wonder: – How do I balance work and medical treatment? – What can I expect from my employer? – What are my legal rights? – What do other people do in this situation? One common misconception is that people who have serious illnesses do not want to work. The results of