Living with cancer blog


Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. September 20, 2014

    Cultural traditions influence caregiving with cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    During the diagnosis, treatment and recovery from cancer, cultural traditions may play a key role in helping you feel cared for and loved.

  2. September 12, 2014

    Groups offer support for brain tumor survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Support organizations help brain tumor survivors navigate treatment, recovery.

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  3. August 28, 2014

    What's taboo to you as a cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Taboo topics are difficult to think about, talk about and confront. However, they're probably the ones that cause a lot of emotional pain or anxiety if you have no way of talking about them.

  4. August 15, 2014

    Biomarkers help guide individualized treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Biomarkers are substances in the body that can be used to help individualize cancer treatments.

  5. August 9, 2014

    Caring Canines: Receive support from a four-legged friend

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Specially trained dogs and their handlers provide companionship and comfort to people in the hospital and their families.

  6. August 2, 2014

    Energy therapies offer support in healing for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Energy therapies can be used to provide relief from conditions such as fatigue, stress, pain, anxiety and side effects of cancer treatments.

  7. July 18, 2014

    Mayo Clinic Women's Health Clinic provides focus on cancer survivorship

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    The Women's Health Clinic offers consultation for questions or concerns about menopause, sexual health and cancer survivorship.

  8. July 15, 2014

    Pay it forward with random acts of kindness

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Practice kindness and pass it on. You'll make someone's day and when they pass it on the kindness multiplies.

  9. July 10, 2014

    Trial uses TheraSphere for the treatment of liver metastases

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    TheraSphere delivers radiation through tiny glass beads about a third of the width of a human hair directly into the liver tumors.

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  10. June 26, 2014

    Functional foods give a boost to your wellness

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers are studying how certain foods called functional foods can help enhance health and prevent illness.

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