Bob Riter's Cancer Columns

Bob Riter is the Executive Director of the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes and writes a regular column about living with cancer in the Ithaca Journal (reprinted here). Bob's involvement with cancer education and advocacy began with his own diagnosis of breast cancer in 1996 at the young age of 40.
Advice for Those Newly Diagnosed
Being Single With Cancer Is Difficult
Doctor-Patient Interactions
Donating Blood and Organs
Having Cancer Can Make Us Change Our Concept of Hope
Holiday Gifts
Part of Bob Riter's Cancer Columns, Holiday Edition
Holiday Gifts When the Cancer is Advanced
Part of Bob Riter's Cancer Columns, Holiday Edition
How Old Is Too Old To Treat Cancer?
If You've Had Cancer, You Know This Look
It's OK to Ask Your Doctor!
New Nurses and Cancer Patients
New Year A Time For Wishing
Nurses & Radiation Therapists
Partner in Denial
Second Opinions
Survivor's Guilt
Telling The Kids
The Good That Emerged
The Human Side of Treatment
Thoughts & Prayer Tree
Working in the Cancer World
Young Adults with Cancer