Posted August 8th, 2012Bob Riter
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.
Posted July 16th, 2012Bob Riter
When I visit individuals receiving cancer treatment, I routinely hear words of appreciation intended for those who been helpful, kind and supportive.
Posted July 5th, 2012Bob Riter
People diagnosed with cancer often wonder if they should participate in a clinical trial.
Posted July 2nd, 2012Bob Riter
More and more people are living with cancer – Bob takes a look at living with cancer as a “chronic disease.”
Posted June 20th, 2012Bob Riter
The days following a cancer diagnosis are almost always filled with anxiety.
Posted June 11th, 2012Bob Riter
Transitioning to being a survivor is often a difficult time. Bob presents some tips for making this a smooth transition.
Posted May 23rd, 2012Bob Riter
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.
Posted May 21st, 2012Bob Riter
Bob attempts to make this week’s column all positive- and does!
Posted May 1st, 2012Bob Riter
In honor of Oncology Nursing Month, this column from Bob Riter shines a light on the oncology professions.
Posted March 23rd, 2012Bob Riter
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?