Expert Blog Posts

  1. October 19, 2013

    Reading helps you forget about your worries and relax

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Share your favorite books. Recommend titles to others. Reading is transformational. 14 comments
  2. August 17, 2013

    Add color to your diet

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Colorful vegetables and fruits contain health-promoting substances, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. 1 comment
  3. July 27, 2013

    Palliative care helps cancer patients live longer and better

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Palliative care focuses on treating the whole person — including the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects — not just a disease. It's proven to improve quality of life. 9 comments
  4. June 1, 2013

    Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Anger is normal when dealing with cancer. What's key is how you deal with it. Try to direct it to something positive, be upfront about it and find a way to cope. 20 comments
  5. February 9, 2013

    Sleep essential for healthy living: Get your 7 hours a night

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. For cancer survivors, the benefits of sleep shouldn't be overlooked. Getting enough sleep can help your body respond better to treatment and may speed your recovery. 5 comments
  6. October 13, 2012

    Transform the negative into positive

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find inspiration in the story of a woman who transformed her experience with cancer into a positive change in her life. 17 comments
  7. September 8, 2012

    Communicating with your doctor

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Effective communication can improve your care experience and lessen your worries along the way. 15 comments
  8. July 28, 2012

    Gardening restores the body and soul

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Gardening offers cancer survivors the opportunity to get some exercise, stay healthy and nourish the soul. A garden gives back, too, with beauty and bounty. 17 comments
  9. July 7, 2012

    New cancer treatments create cost challenges

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. PAN Foundation helps cancer patients pay for expensive new treatment methods. 11 comments
  10. May 19, 2012

    Cancer survivors celebrate special day

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors gather with hope to inspire each other on their journey with cancer. 0 comments
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