Bob Riter

Getting Second Opinions

Posted July 24th, 2013

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

Posted June 26th, 2013

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


Adjusting to the New Normal

Posted June 19th, 2013

“The new normal” is a phrase used to describe how life changes for some people who have been through cancer.


What to Say When Cancer Returns

Posted June 12th, 2013

When cancer returns, the focus usually shifts from curing the cancer to controlling the cancer. It’s an entirely different situation from the initial diagnosis, and both patient and health professionals know it.