Living with cancer blog


Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. April 8, 2014

    Cancer-related fatigue: Nutrition and weight management

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Incorporate healthy nutrition and exercise habits into your daily routine to help manage cancer-related fatigue.

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  2. April 3, 2014

    Cancer-related fatigue: Create a personal exercise plan

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Cancer fatigue can be overwhelming, and intense. One of the most effective ways to address it is exercise. Here's how.

  3. March 26, 2014

    New therapies sought for triple negative breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers have found that triple negative breast cancer is more common in younger women and in African-American women. It's challenging to treat and cure.

  4. March 26, 2014

    Mayo Clinic research team shares discoveries on kidney cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    See how one research team is working to find better treatments and a potential cure for kidney cancer.

  5. March 18, 2014

    Intimacy and sex after cancer treatment is over

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Emotions can have a strong effect on your desire for sex due to anxiety, fears and physical changes during and after cancer treatment. Be patient as you heal.

  6. March 12, 2014

    Colon cancer awareness: Check out the strollin' colon

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Patients, families and the public are invited to get the latest updates from Mayo Clinic related to prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and care of colon cancer.

  7. March 5, 2014

    Cancer caregivers and quality of life — new study opportunity

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Mayo Clinic has a new study open to cancer caregivers that is researching interventions to improve quality of life and prevent burnout.

  8. February 26, 2014

    Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes having an advance directive to outline treatment even more important.

  9. February 19, 2014

    The path to mindfulness and gratitude

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers have studied the effects of mindfulness meditation and found that the practice can reduce stress and anxiety which has a positive effect on the mind and body.

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  10. February 12, 2014

    Treatment key to living with metastatic bone cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured, but instead the goal is to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment.

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