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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. September 21, 2013

    Understanding prostate cancer, one man at a time

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic study aims to help physicians better understand which drugs to prescribe for prostate cancer, based on the genetic makeup of each person's individual cancer. 6 comments
  2. September 14, 2013

    What are the ingredients to happiness?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. You can't eliminate uncertainty or anxiety, but you can find ways to have more positive, happy days instead of days filled with sadness and negative emotions. 16 comments
  3. September 7, 2013

    Living with ovarian cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Living with uncertainty may be the most difficult aspect of ovarian cancer survivorship. Try various support strategies. 18 comments
  4. August 31, 2013

    Racing toward a cure for breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Awareness events help breast cancer survivors connect in drive to make a difference. 11 comments
  5. August 24, 2013

    Personality affects how cancer survivors deal with care

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Extroverts, introverts have different ways of giving and receiving energy in surviving cancer. 21 comments
  6. August 17, 2013

    Add color to your diet

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Colorful vegetables and fruits contain health-promoting substances, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. 1 comment
  7. August 10, 2013

    Individualized treatment for lung cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Individualized treatment for non-small cell lung cancer is made possible by molecular profiling of an individual's cancer cells. 3 comments
  8. August 2, 2013

    Choose to be hopeful

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. People who are hopeful are more motivated to take care of themselves, practice healthy behaviors, overcome obstacles, and stick to treatment plans. 5 comments
  9. July 27, 2013

    Palliative care helps cancer patients live longer and better

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Palliative care focuses on treating the whole person — including the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects — not just a disease. It's proven to improve quality of life. 9 comments
  10. July 20, 2013

    Meditate in nature to help relieve stress of cancer fight

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. A few minutes a day spent outdoors does wonders for the soul in fighting off stress. Take time to be thankful and enjoy the beauty. 6 comments
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