Going back to work after a break of a few weeks or months can be difficult. You may feel that you’re able to go back to your old job but feel nervous about it. It’s common for people to feel awkward. They often wonder whether they’ll still be able to do the job and how people will react to them.
For many people, going back to work can help them feel like the cancer is over and they can return to normal life. A job can restore normality, routine, stability, social contact and income.