Posted August 17th, 2012Bob Riter
I’m always struck that some people diagnosed with cancer want to know absolutely everything about their disease while others just want to be told when to show up for treatment. Some people complain that their doctors give them too much information while others complain that their doctors give them too little. Every doctor I’ve known […]
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.