Bob Riter

Making Friends With Your Oncologist

Posted May 12th, 2017

An oncologist once remarked to me that her patients routinely told her about their personal lives – like they were trying to strike up friendships. I can understand this. It’s not that patients expect their oncologists to invite them over for dinner, but there is a desire to make some sort of human connection. I’m […]


I wish u knew

I wish u knew… providing care at the end of life is a privilege

Posted October 22nd, 2012

As an oncologist, Dr. Giantonio provides care for many patients at the end of life, which he describes as a privilege and rewarding.