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Job Retention



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:
(800) 669-3362

Answers to legal questions:
(800) 669-4000

The American with Disabilities Act (4585, 1993.)
(800) 227-2345
Protection for cancer patients against employment discrimination. This brochure defines the ADA law by describing employment rights of the cancer patient.


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