Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. June 1, 2013

    Anger and cancer — what to do with the difficult emotions

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Anger is normal when dealing with cancer. What's key is how you deal with it. Try to direct it to something positive, be upfront about it and find a way to cope. 17 comments
  2. May 25, 2013

    Preventive mastectomy — a personal choice

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Whether to have a preventive mastectomy or not is a highly personal choice. Know the key issues and alternative strategies. 13 comments
  3. May 18, 2013

    Share your story about living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Sharing your cancer stories can provide a ray of hope and reassurance to others. Make a difference. 29 comments
  4. May 10, 2013

    Gratitude for a mother's care and love

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mothers can play a key role for those struggling with the emotions and stress of living with cancer. 2 comments
  5. May 8, 2013

    Coping with life's hard knocks

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. You can't control the hand that you're dealt, but you can decide how to play the cards. 12 comments
  6. April 27, 2013

    Practice mindful eating during, after cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mindful eating is a way of being present during eating by relaxing and taking time to taste, savor and celebrate food and nutrition. 8 comments
  7. April 20, 2013

    How to manage hand-foot syndrome from chemotherapy

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Chemotherapy can cause hand-foot syndrome, a skin reaction on the hands and feet. 9 comments
  8. April 17, 2013

    Another look at meat consumption and mortality

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. A small amount of meat can be a nutritious part of your diet, but quantity is important. 22 comments
  9. April 13, 2013

    Explore the uplifting effects of aromatherapy

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Aromatherapy may help cancer survivors lower anxiety, relieve stress and improve mood. 4 comments
  10. April 6, 2013

    Events to raise awareness of melanoma

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Run/walk and family education program aim to raise awareness of melanoma in Minnesota. 3 comments
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