Maintaining Connections at a Social Distance

Posted May 21st, 2020

When my quarantine began, I knew I’d be entering a new “normal.” I knew I’d have to leave my University (Penn) and my plans for the final months of junior year behind. I knew it could be months, even a year before I could return, and that life now ran on this virus’s clock. So […]


Making Changes

Posted April 10th, 2020

When I was in college getting my nursing degree we had labs where we would practice certain aspects of patient care prior to our clinical rotations. One lab that I clearly remember was learning how to open and put on a pair of sterile gloves. No big deal right, it is just putting on gloves. […]


Normalcy….When Nothing is Normal

Posted March 26th, 2020

I wake up every morning thinking nothing much until I realize it’s 7:30am and no kid is up and ready for school – oh wait, that’s right, there’s a pandemic happening. I’ve been struggling to keep things normal when nothing is normal. Some might say don’t bother, it isn’t possible. But for me, this is […]


OncoLink Webinars and Webchats

Cancer Survivorship: Navigating Life After Cancer [Webinar]

Posted May 28th, 2014

This webinar will provide information, tips and resources on transitioning from patient to survivor and making the most of life after cancer.


Bob Riter

Appreciating the Normal

Posted August 23rd, 2013

Most people with a chronic illness experience days when their pain fades into the background and they once again take note of the world around them.


Adjusting to the New Normal

Posted June 19th, 2013

“The new normal” is a phrase used to describe how life changes for some people who have been through cancer.