Bob Riter’s Cancer Columns


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Appreciating the Normal

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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.



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A Health Professional in the Family

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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.



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Getting Second Opinions

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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

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