Cancer treatment should qualify as a reason for student loan deferment
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Cancer treatment should qualify as a reason for student loan deferment

I was first diagnosed with cancer when I was a senior in college, preparing to get a job and begin paying off my student loans. I was fortunate to have school administrators who advocated for me, and my loans were quickly deferred. But many of the 70,000 young adults diagnosed with cancer each year in the…