Posts By: Bob Riter

Don’t Go Alone When the Diagnosis is Cancer

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It’s important to have someone with you at doctor’s appointments when you’re dealing with a cancer diagnosis.



Adjusting to the New Normal

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“The new normal” is a phrase used to describe how life changes for some people who have been through cancer.



What to Say When Cancer Returns

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When cancer returns, the focus usually shifts from curing the cancer to controlling the cancer. It’s an entirely different situation from the initial diagnosis, and both patient and health professionals know it.



Questions Every Patient Should Ask

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These three questions sound simple, but they aren’t asked nearly enough. It’s more than OK to ask – it’s encouraged!