https://www.healthcentral.com/article/working-during-colon-cancer-treatment
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Advanced Colon Cancer Patient Kept Working During Treatment

Julie Self, 47 when diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, continued working as a project assistant for a civil engineering firm throughout her treatment

Julie walking near the Mukilteo ferry terminal after celebrating her dad’s birthday in March 2018. She’s post-treatment for the second time.
Julie walking near the Mukilteo ferry terminal after celebrating her dad’s birthday. She’s post-treatment for the second time, March 2018.Julie Self
    “There were some days when I’d feel OK and days when I’d wake up and feel like my whole body was full of cement.” — Julie Self
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    At work in 2016, after Julie’s hair started growing back.
    At work in 2016, after Julie’s hair started growing back.Julie Self
    “Happy that my hair is finally long enough to put up in a ponytail again.” Julie is post-treatment, May 2018, in this photo.
    “Happy that my hair is finally long enough to put up in a ponytail again.” Julie is post-treatment, May 2018, in this photo.Julie Self
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    Pamela Kaufman

    Pamela Kaufman got her professional start covering health at Vogue, where she wrote two columns on news and trends as well as feature stories. Her interest in healthy eating brought her to Food & Wine, where she became executive editor. Today she writes articles about health and food, profiles courageous people living with chronic disease, and pursues all kinds of great stories. You can follow her adventures as an eater, mom, and traveler @pamkaufman.