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Don’t Sell Yourself Short: Having a Career after a Rare Disease Diagnosis Rare Genomics / RareShare Podcast Series: Ask the Expert & Patient Navigation

    • Health & Fitness

No one expects to get a rare disease diagnosis at the start of a budding career, then get fired while getting treatment, but that’s what happened to Candace Lerman in 2014. Now, 6 years later, inspired by her own quest for effective treatment, Candace is a lawyer fighting for new treatment approvals on Capitol Hill. Candace tells us about her experience as a rare disease patient, how she lost her job then went to law school, and how she is assisting nonprofits in the rare disease space. www.rareshare.org

No one expects to get a rare disease diagnosis at the start of a budding career, then get fired while getting treatment, but that’s what happened to Candace Lerman in 2014. Now, 6 years later, inspired by her own quest for effective treatment, Candace is a lawyer fighting for new treatment approvals on Capitol Hill. Candace tells us about her experience as a rare disease patient, how she lost her job then went to law school, and how she is assisting nonprofits in the rare disease space. www.rareshare.org

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