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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. 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
  2. February 16, 2013

    Cancer survivors struggle with fear of frequent scans

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. "Scanitis" might lead to changes in follow-up scan schedules for cancer survivors. 46 comments
  3. 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
  4. February 2, 2013

    Try, do or see 13 new things in 2013

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Take a break from routine as a cancer survivor and step outside your comfort zone. Try some new things and experience the joy of life. 12 comments
  5. January 12, 2013

    Check out these favorite books on cancer survivorship

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Practical books on surviving cancer deal with everything from emotions to physical changes, alternative medicine to nutrition. 11 comments
  6. January 4, 2013

    Reflections on 2012 trends from cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. From diet and exercise to new treatments, cancer survivors share knowledge, resources and support. 10 comments
  7. December 20, 2012

    Inspiration for the holidays

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors need to reduce stress this holiday season. Focus on what's really important — your health and the special gifts you share with others. 6 comments
  8. December 15, 2012

    Watch and wait cancers — monitoring has benefits

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If a cancer is slow growing, it may be best to wait until the cancer is at a stage where treatment would be more effective. Or, it may never need active treatment. 32 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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