Bob Riter’s Columns

Just Diagnosed


After Treatment

Advanced Cancer

Supporting Others with Cancer

Talking about your cancer

Alternative Treatment

Reflections on the Cancer Experience

Cancer and Relationships

Your Health Care Team

Special People

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BobRiterBob Riter is the retired Executive Director of the Cancer Resource Center. His articles about living with cancer appear regularly in the Ithaca Journal and on OncoLink. He can be reached at

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.