Living with cancer blog


Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. November 3, 2012

    Oral chemotherapy — not just any ordinary pill

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Oral chemotherapy is becoming more and more common. Follow instructions closely and watch for unique side effects. 32 comments
  4. September 29, 2012

    New book guides women with breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. "The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book'' demystifies breast cancer and gives you trusted, practical advice on what to do if you have breast cancer. 8 comments
  5. August 25, 2012

    Racing toward a cure for breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic hosts booth at 20th annual race in Phoenix to raise money for breast cancer fight. 1 comment
  6. August 15, 2012

    Fruit or vegetable — Do you know the difference?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Can you explain the difference between fruits and vegetables? And do you get enough of both in your diet? 74 comments
  7. August 10, 2012

    BRCA testing can help you understand your cancer risk

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. BRCA testing uses DNA analysis to identify harmful changes that signal a higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. 17 comments
  8. August 3, 2012

    Cancer survivors show spirit with dragon boats

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Dragon boat teams provide a chance for breast cancer survivors to stay active and connect with others. 14 comments
  9. July 25, 2012

    Sitting disease

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The number of hours you spend sitting each day can affect how long you live as well as your quality of life. 22 comments
  10. 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
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