Bob Riter

Appreciating the Normal

Posted August 23rd, 2013

Most people with a chronic illness experience days when their pain fades into the background and they once again take note of the world around them.


Bob Riter

A Health Professional in the Family

Posted August 7th, 2013

Sooner or later, someone in your family will be diagnosed with cancer. If you’re a doctor, nurse, scientist, or other health professional, you may feel obligated to help that person navigate through the decisions that need to be made.


Bob Riter

Getting Second Opinions

Posted July 24th, 2013

Cancer guidebooks are full of grandiose suggestions like “assemble a team of experts,” but most people don’t know where to begin.


Don’t Go Alone When the Diagnosis is Cancer

Posted June 26th, 2013

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