Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. June 22, 2013

    Mentoring for new cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Long-time cancer survivors provide a valuable service in mentoring those who are new to it. 42 comments
  2. June 15, 2013

    Difficult conversations about cancer can be empowering

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Being open in talking about cancer may help with your sense of empowerment, reality and feeling of control over your personal situation. 4 comments
  3. June 8, 2013

    Quality of life issues key factor for cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Quality of life issues affect cancer patients during treatment and years later for many. 22 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. 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
  6. May 18, 2013

    Share your story about living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Sharing your cancer stories can provide a ray of hope and reassurance to others. Make a difference. 29 comments
  7. May 10, 2013

    Gratitude for a mother's care and love

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mothers can play a key role for those struggling with the emotions and stress of living with cancer. 2 comments
  8. May 8, 2013

    Coping with life's hard knocks

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. You can't control the hand that you're dealt, but you can decide how to play the cards. 12 comments
  9. April 27, 2013

    Practice mindful eating during, after cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mindful eating is a way of being present during eating by relaxing and taking time to taste, savor and celebrate food and nutrition. 8 comments
  10. April 20, 2013

    How to manage hand-foot syndrome from chemotherapy

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Chemotherapy can cause hand-foot syndrome, a skin reaction on the hands and feet. 9 comments
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