Many women may want to continue working while receiving treatment Metro ServiceProfessional women diagnosed with breast cancer may be able to take advantage of short- and long-term disability programs. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Age is a risk factor for breast cancer, as the organization Susan G. Komen notes that the older a woman is, the more likely she is to get breast cancer. However, data from the National Cancer Institute indicates that breast cancer rates in women begin to increase after age 40, meaning many women diagnosed with breast cancer have to juggle both their disease and their careers. The nonprofit organization Breastcancer.org says that breast cancer treatments can produce
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