Living with cancer blog


Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. 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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  2. 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.

  3. June 10, 2014

    Friendships and living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Friendships have a powerful impact on people living with cancer. Don't miss an opportunity to reach out.

  4. June 3, 2014

    The lost art of letter writing can benefit cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers have found that people reported positive effects including increased levels of happiness and lower reported feelings of depression after incorporating letter writing into their weekly routine.

  5. May 14, 2014

    Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day Italian style

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Annual national celebration honors people whose lives have been touched by cancer.

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  6. April 24, 2014

    Another way to connect with each other: Mayo Clinic Connect

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Mayo Clinic Connect's cancer group allows you to create your own account, log in and exchange ideas directly with other members of the Connect community.

  7. April 17, 2014

    Tools to take charge of your cancer survivorship plan and medical history

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    It's important to be able to organize your medical history during and after cancer treatment for your personal use and to share with present and future healthcare providers.

  8. 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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  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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