Bob Riter

Don’t Assume You Understand

Posted July 29th, 2015

When Donna Berich tells people that she has skin cancer, they sometimes say, “Skin cancer? Oh, everyone gets that.” Well, not quite. Few people have skin cancer like Donna and others who have Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome (BCCNS). It’s common to think of skin cancers as falling into one of two categories: Melanomas which […]

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OncoLink Blogs: homeopathy

Homeopathy: What You Should Know

Posted July 22nd, 2015

Homeopathy is a system of medicine formulated over 200 years ago that employs very dilute substances to treat the root causes of disease, not just symptoms.

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Bob Riter

Retired Nurses and Their Memories of Cancer

Posted July 16th, 2015

I routinely speak with retired nurses and other health professionals who are concerned about a loved one with cancer. The word “cancer” often terrifies them because they went through training decades ago when cancer treatment was such a different experience. I’ve heard more than one nurse say, “Back then, cancer treatment was so awful that […]

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National Cancer Survivors Day 2015 Wrap Up

Posted July 15th, 2015

National Cancer Survivors Day is the first Sunday in June every year. Many cancer centers and advocacy groups around the country commemorate this day with a celebratory event. We usually celebrate with (what else?) – education! This year we added 2 new survivorship education videos to our collection – Actions & Attitudes for Cancer Survivors […]

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