Bob Riter’s Columns

For the newly diagnosed

Treatment decisions

Supporting others who have cancer

Cancer and relationships

Talking about your cancer

Caring for yourself during treatment

Alternative and complementary treatment

Advanced cancer

Reflections on the cancer experience

Special people (Columns about individuals)

Columns translated into Spanish


BobRiterBob Riter is the Executive Director of the Cancer Resource Center. His articles about living with cancer appear regularly in the Ithaca Journal. He can be reached at or 607-277-0960.

A collection of Bob’s columns, When Your Life is Touched by Cancer: Practical Advice and Insights for Patients, Professionals, and Those Who Care, is available in bookstores nationwide and through online retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.