What to say to prospective employers about my time off for Leukemia treatment?

I had to quite my last job because of cancer treatment but it has been pointed out to me that some employers (even though I believe this is discrimination) may look at that and decide they don't want to risk me having to take time off work, pay for my medical, etc. So, what do I say for my time gap and why I... show more I had to quite my last job because of cancer treatment but it has been pointed out to me that some employers (even though I believe this is discrimination) may look at that and decide they don't want to risk me having to take time off work, pay for my medical, etc. So, what do I say for my time gap and why I need to go to the doctors every 3 weeks for labs and get bone marrow biopsies every 6mos or a once a year? I'm having a hard time getting back into the work force.
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