Remember, Remember, What I Learned in Movember

Posted December 5th, 2016

There are a lot of themes associated with the fight against cancer.  Patients and survivors, even care givers, care teams and physicians must endure, persevere, be patient, hopeful and strong.  Although, I don’t think many people take time to consider the struggles that come along with a fight against cancer through a social lens.  Without […]

Bob Riter

Value Your Own Story

Posted November 29th, 2016

I recently spoke with a group in Binghamton, NY about coping with and communicating about cancer. One attendee suggested that I add the importance of valuing our individual cancer stories. What a terrific idea. Each person who’s been through cancer (either as a patient or a caretaker) has a unique story. For many of us, […]

Christina Bach, MBE, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Giving Tuesday 2016

Posted November 28th, 2016

It’s a busy week for special days. Thursday: Thanksgiving, Friday: Black Friday, Saturday: Small business Saturday, Monday: Cyber Monday, and finally, Tuesday: Giving Tuesday. After so many days of stuffing our faces, entertaining family, and overspending, Giving Tuesday shifts the focus from gluttony and spending to giving as a holiday tradition. Let’s not forget to […]


Proton Therapy: Clinical Opportunities (Webinar)

Posted November 18th, 2016

This webinar looks at the clinical considerations in the planning, development, and operation of a proton therapy facility, with emphasis on quality, safety and clinical excellence. This webinar is presented by Dr. James Metz, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.     About the speaker: James M. Metz, MD, […]

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