Bob Riter

New Year’s Wishes

Posted December 30th, 2013

I like to give myself a magic wand at this time of the year to grant wishes to those affected by cancer. Here are my wishes for 2014.



6 Steps to Being Your Own Best Cancer Care Advocate

Posted December 19th, 2013

In today’s busy healthcare practices, you need to be involved in your own care (or that of a loved one) to assure the best care. Here are six steps to being your own best cancer care advocate.


Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad

Posted December 18th, 2013

Why is the American healthcare system the most expensive in the world? A recent article in The Atlantic magazine discussed one reason, the problem of unneeded and unnecessary medical treatment taking up 30% of all healthcare spending.


Five ways to keep the holidays happy when dealing with cancer

5 ways to keep the holidays happy when dealing with cancer

Posted December 10th, 2013

The holiday season can be stressful enough, but when you or someone you love has cancer, the season can be overwhelming. Use these Five ways to keep the holidays happy to reduce stress and keep the ‘happy’ in happy holidays!


Bob Riter

Nontraditional Cancer Therapies

Posted December 4th, 2013

People often fall into two camps regarding the usefulness of nontraditional cancer therapies. Some people are irrationally exuberant in their support of these therapies.


I support a quitter

Annual Great American Smokeout

Posted November 19th, 2013

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, marks the American Cancer Society’s Annual Great American Smokeout (GAS).


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Keeping The “Happy” In Happy Holidays! [Webinar]

Posted November 11th, 2013

December 6, 2013 at 12:00-1:00 PM EST. Keeping The “Happy” In Happy Holidays!


The Grass is Greener on Our Side of the Fence

We Americans can get very wrapped up in our own problems. The issues with Obamacare, the federal government shut down and, imagine, hazing and bullying in an NFL locker room!


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Dealing with the challenges of smoking in the face of cancer [Webinar]

Posted November 5th, 2013

November 12, 2013 at 2pm-3pm EST. Whether you are a smoker facing a cancer diagnosis or a family member trying to understand why your loved one has not quit smoking despite a diagnosis of cancer, join us for this informative webinar on the challenges of smoking.