Bob Riter

Decision Making with Cancer

Posted June 16th, 2014

Everyone diagnosed with cancer has decisions to make. What type of treatment? Where to have treatment? Should the cancer even be treated? Decision Making with Cancer.


Bob Riter

Personality and Cancer

Posted June 2nd, 2014

Aside from inappropriately blaming the person with cancer for causing her cancer, it suggests that cancer is a result of one’s thought-processes or personality. That’s a myth.


Bob Riter

A Cancer Pity Party

Posted May 15th, 2014

A woman with cancer recently told me that she was planning a pity party. She explained that, “Cancer just sucks and I want to get together with my friends to acknowledge that it sucks.” Sounds reasonable. Those of us with cancer tend to put on brave faces. But there are times that we grieve for […]


Bob Riter

Blended Families and Cancer

Posted May 8th, 2014

Communication within a family after a cancer diagnosis can be complicated, particularly for newer blended families and cancer.