Adam Goodwin

Posted September 21st, 2015

Everyone who has been treated for cancer has been through difficult weeks and months. I always tell people it’s more of a marathon than a sprint. But some people never get to raise their arms at the finish line because they have to keep running. Their personal cancer marathons never end. If perseverance is the […]

Bob Riter

Head and neck cancers present special challenges

Posted June 5th, 2015

Treatment for head and neck cancers is tough, since talking, swallowing and breathing are affected.

Bob Riter

Living with more than one type of cancer

Posted May 8th, 2015

Ithaca resident Skip Hewitt was diagnosed with leukemia in 2004, bladder cancer in 2009, and lymphoma in 2011. He told me, “When I was diagnosed with my first cancer, I cried. When I was diagnosed with my second cancer, I cried again. When I was diagnosed with my third cancer, I was just pissed off.” […]

Fern Nibauer-Cohen

A Change of Seasons and your Activity Level

Posted May 7th, 2015

As we shift from a cold, dark winter to the bright warmth of spring, you may be seeing a lot of activities taking place all around you. This is the season for 5K runs, bike rides, and fitness challenges, all geared toward the shedding of your winter layers to achieve the goal of having a […]

Fern Nibauer-Cohen

Getting Back to the Basics: Yoga for All

Posted February 24th, 2014

There is a tremendous value to incorporating acts of “simplicity” during the course of the day. Many people hear the word “yoga” and shy away from the practice thinking they will be asked to bend and move into complicated shapes that are acrobatic and unnatural.

I wish u knew

I wish u knew… the importance of survivorship care

Posted November 19th, 2012

Survivorship care can help cancer survivors live healthier, fuller lives after treatment.


Posted October 16th, 2012

I’ve done it again. Pulled a muscle in my back. Maybe three or four times a year, I make a bone head play and end up communing with a heating pad and an ice pack for a while.