Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. September 28, 2013

    What's your definition of cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Some people living with cancer prefer the term thriver rather than survivor. Others can be in the category of previvor. Previvors are people have survived the risk of cancer due to genetic mutation. 33 comments
  2. August 31, 2013

    Racing toward a cure for breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Awareness events help breast cancer survivors connect in drive to make a difference. 11 comments
  3. July 3, 2013

    Molecular profiling: Personalizing your cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic researchers aim to individualize cancer therapies through molecular profiling. 1 comment
  4. May 25, 2013

    Preventive mastectomy — a personal choice

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Whether to have a preventive mastectomy or not is a highly personal choice. Know the key issues and alternative strategies. 13 comments
  5. April 13, 2013

    Explore the uplifting effects of aromatherapy

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Aromatherapy may help cancer survivors lower anxiety, relieve stress and improve mood. 4 comments
  6. March 30, 2013

    Living with Cancer patient conference videos available

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out more about inheriting cancer, the environment and cancer, pancreatic cancer, alternative cancer therapies and more. 6 comments
  7. March 16, 2013

    How new cancer drugs are developed

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out how new cancer drugs are studied, developed and approved by the FDA. 14 comments
  8. February 23, 2013

    Mayo Clinic patient app can make your life easier

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Our patient app give you access to medical records, appointment schedules, prescription refills, secure messaging between you and your care team and more. 4 comments
  9. December 8, 2012

    Living with cancer patient and family conference coming

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer experts set to meet with patients, families to discuss the latest in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. 3 comments
  10. December 5, 2012

    Multiple options exist for dealing with adversity

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Struggling? Don't go it alone. Help is available whether you're looking for a spiritual advisor or a health care provider. 3 comments
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