Posts Tagged: diagnosis

Rodney Warner

Second Class Patients

Posted by & filed under Beating the Beast.

There is a large group of people with cancer who may be having a very difficult time getting diagnosed and treated; it’s because they’re disabled.



Bob Riter

A Health Professional in the Family

Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

Sooner or later, someone in your family will be diagnosed with cancer. If you’re a doctor, nurse, scientist, or other health professional, you may feel obligated to help that person navigate through the decisions that need to be made.



Don’t Go Alone When the Diagnosis is Cancer

Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

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



Parking Lot Moment

Posted by & filed under Bob Riter's Cancer Columns.

You’re initially stunned when you hear the words, “You have cancer.” Your brain freezes and things are a blur for at least a few minutes.