Bob Riter

Bob Riter

Bob Riter is the Executive Director of the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, an organization that provides support, information and community to people affected by cancer in and around Ithaca, NY. 

Bob's involvement with cancer support and education began in 1996 when he was diagnosed with breast cancer. Unlike many men with the disease, Bob decided to be public about his diagnosis and did it by writing an essay about his experiences that appeared in the July 17, 1997 issue of Newsweek Magazine. 

A native of Huntington, WV, Bob received his undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan.

Books by Bob Riter



Patient, not family, should decide on cancer treatment

Ninety-year-old Jimmy Carter is beginning treatment for cancer. ...

CURE Magazine's Review of " When Your Life is Touched by Cancer"

When he was 40, Bob Riter became one of the rare men who develops breast cancer. After a...

Author Blog: Bob Riter

Bob Riter, author of When Your Life is Touched by Cancer: Practical Advice and Insights...


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