Advice For Those Newly Diagnosed

Posted August 8th, 2012

The first few days following a cancer diagnosis are like riding on top of a speeding train. You’re hanging on for dear life and can’t quite see what’s ahead.


Many Thanks

Posted July 16th, 2012

When I visit individuals receiving cancer treatment, I routinely hear words of appreciation intended for those who been helpful, kind and supportive.


Clinical Trials

Posted July 5th, 2012

People diagnosed with cancer often wonder if they should participate in a clinical trial.


Cancer As A Chronic Disease

Posted July 2nd, 2012

More and more people are living with cancer – Bob takes a look at living with cancer as a “chronic disease.”


Cancer-Related Anxiety

Posted June 20th, 2012

The days following a cancer diagnosis are almost always filled with anxiety.


The After Treatment Blahs

Posted June 11th, 2012

Transitioning to being a survivor is often a difficult time. Bob presents some tips for making this a smooth transition.


A Review of Greetings from CancerLand: Writing the Journey to Recovery

Posted May 23rd, 2012

We are so PROUD!! OncoLink’s Poet-in-Residence, Alysa Cummings has written a book, Greetings from CancerLand: Writing the Journey to Recovery. It is compilation of Alysa’s amazing essays and poems.


Good News in Cancer

Posted May 21st, 2012

Bob attempts to make this week’s column all positive- and does!


Our Cancer Professionals

Posted May 1st, 2012

In honor of Oncology Nursing Month, this column from Bob Riter shines a light on the oncology professions.


I Have Cancer. What’s New With You?

Posted March 23rd, 2012

Should I tell this anonymous person that I have cancer? Will she write “Bob Riter has cancer” in some computerized database? Can people with cancer give blood?