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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. January 10, 2014

    New resource can help you find peace and let go of stress

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Making a few simple changes can help you be more balanced and engaged, which will help you let go of stress, find a sense of peace, and become more resilient, according to a new Mayo Clinic book.

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  2. November 9, 2013

    How to care for skin during and after radiation

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Most side effects from radiation therapy are limited to the area being treated and go away within weeks. Use these tips to care for your skin. 12 comments
  3. November 2, 2013

    The problem with overtreating thyroid cancers

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Concern rises with possible overtreatment of some people who have low-risk thyroid cancers. 14 comments
  4. October 26, 2013

    Hope, resources and support for those living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If you're living with cancer, use this connection outside the walls of Mayo Clinic to share your experiences. 27 comments
  5. October 19, 2013

    Reading helps you forget about your worries and relax

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Share your favorite books. Recommend titles to others. Reading is transformational. 14 comments
  6. October 12, 2013

    Tips for seeking second opinion on cancer care

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. A second opinion sheds new light on cancer treatment options and gives you confidence on how to proceed with your care. 5 comments
  7. October 5, 2013

    Genomics study targets women with breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Study aims to better understand why current standard chemotherapy works well for some women with breast cancer but not others, and to improve treatment. 0 comments
  8. September 28, 2013

    What's your definition of cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Some people living with cancer prefer the term thriver rather than survivor. Others can be in the category of previvor. Previvors are people have survived the risk of cancer due to genetic mutation. 33 comments
  9. 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
  10. 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
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