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Business
Partner
Netherlands
“My business partners kicked me out because I have been declared palliative.”
Not working at the moment
United Kingdom
38-year-old male 
“Having a suppressed immune system, I would not feel safe working in an office and commuting given the current state of the pandemic.”
“The costs associated with  my periodic medical reviews  are unimaginable and a huge burden on me.”
Teacher
Nigeria
Diagnosed with ABC in June 2018.
project manager
Diagnosed with ABC in March 2018. 
United Kingdom
“I didn’t want to be known as, ‘the lady with CANCER'."
Teacher
Italy
“I only went back to work when I felt ready, which is only possible in a government job like mine.”
Nurse
“The side effects of the treatment of ABC have caused so much change in my physical, emotional and social economic health and there isn’t anything I can do about it.”
Senior Lead Advisory
Diagnosed with ABC in June 2015.
“Since I was diagnosed with BC, I have achieved a Diploma in Economics, a Masters in Business Administration, have changed jobs and have also advanced in my career.”
Malta
So much to contribute
Canada
Diagnosed with ABC at 31.
“I now have a schedule that’s adapted to my chemo and other treatments.”
Mexico
CHILD EDUCATOR
The below video is in Spanish
“Work keeps you away from negative thoughts.” 
Canada
Volunteer
“I can't imagine women who do not have the fortunate circumstances that I do.”
the Below video is in Malay.
“Employers shouldn’t feel, ‘she has cancer, she is going to die’.” 
Malaysia
Assistant Director at
a Government Agency
Self-employed
“It would help everyone in the workplace to know and understand more, so that we can all work to our full potential.”
Diagnosed with ABC in
November 2020.
United Kingdom
I have anxiety
“I need to earn an income to pay for treatment but cannot as I am too sick... I need help.”
Germany
Journalist
“ABC patients should have flexible working hours, extra days of vacation, job protection.”
“I am too tired to work... I miss aspects of it, but I am so grateful that I don’t have to go anymore.”
Teacher
Diagnosed with ABC in 2017.
Australia
Researcher
Australia
“Financially I need to keep working as I have a young family.”
Teacher
“Had to give up my job as a teacher due to severe fatigue.”
Corporate employee
“If you don’t have an understanding employer, you may be let go, and cancer is a major financial stress because treatment is expensive.”
Diagnosed with ABC 7 years ago.
South Africa
Senior Level
“Fatigue... can hit you suddenly like a wall in the middle of a meeting.”
MALAYSIA
Teacher
DIAGNOSED WITH ABC IN 2008 & 2014.
“I am able to perform my duties well and, at times, even better than others who are not sick.”
Stressed
“I feel like quitting my job but, with the treatment I am getting right now, I need all the money I can get.”
I couldn’t perform
Australia
“I actually wouldn’t choose to work, as I have too many other fulfilling ways to fill my time.”
Taiwan
Diagnosed with
ABC in 2004.
WORKING
again 
“Being back to work makes life more fulfilling and meaningful, and, most importantly, I gradually forget the pain and discomfort while busy.”
Philippines
LITTLE FINANCIAL HELP
“The poor don’t really have a chance.”
Now looking for a job
USA
Diagnosed with ABC at 32 years old.

“I can no longer get a job in my field, I don’t have the physical or mental capacity.”
Working full-time
Diagnosed with ABC June 2018 at age of 60.
“Continuing to work has been a blessing to me, it gives me something else to focus on, and helps me to maintain a sense of normality and improve my mental health.” 
United Kingdom
NEW ZEALAND
TRIED TO
GO BACK
TO WORK
“I wish I could work... Living life to the fullest is difficult when your finances are limited.”
NEW MEXICO
Textile worker
Diagnosed with ABC in 2015.
“I felt out of control when I had to leave work.”
United Kingdom
Works part-timE
Diagnosed with ABC in 2017. 
“I am not sure how my work would treat me if I couldn’t work for long periods or had to have IV chemo.”
Maths Teacher
China
Diagnosed with ABC in 2018.
“Moral support is sometimes even more important than the financial support.”
New Zealand
Need to work
for financial
purposes
“Over qualified for my role but didn’t want deadlines associated with working at my capability.”
Physiotherapist
United Kingdom
“I had to fight to stay in work.”
Ireland
“The financial stress brought on by cancer is like having a second illness.”
I was the
main earner
Accountant
Diagnosed with ABC in June 2021.
“My employer was very understanding and I am working as I was before - and feel well supported.”
United Kingdom
Mexico
SALESPERSON
“Work... gives us strength and dignity.”
Pharmaceutical Worker
“More needs to be done from a legislation perspective to protect an individual who still wants to work and retain normality.”