Potentially life-threatening illnesses such as cancer can cause patients to encounter various forms of discrimination. There is help available should you experience job retention issues at your place of work.
Cancer is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
EEOC-Basic information system:
Answers to legal questions:
The American with Disabilities Act (4585, 1993.)
Protection for cancer patients against employment discrimination. This brochure defines the ADA law by describing employment rights of the cancer patient.