Bob Riter’s Cancer Columns


Does Cancer Hurt?

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When I talk with groups of students, someone usually asks, “Does cancer hurt?” It’s an interesting question that can be answered on many different levels.



Don’t Look Back with Cancer

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Nearly everyone with cancer wonders if they would be better off had they made different decisions somewhere along the line.



Too Little and Too Much Cancer Treatment

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Although I firmly believe that everyone should be in control of their own treatment decisions, I have observed that some people seem to seek too little treatment when they are first diagnosed and other people seek too much treatment at the end of their lives.



New Year’s Wishes

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I like to give myself a magic wand in the first column of each year to grant wishes to those affected by cancer.