Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. January 29, 2014

    Colorectal cancer risk: genes, the environment and family history

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Mayo Clinic expert discusses how colorectal cancer develops and triggers for screening, doctor visits.

    8 comments
  2. January 23, 2014

    Mayo Clinic celebrates 150 years, reaching where you are

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Mayo Clinic has a long history of forward thinking, collaboration and innovation continuing to this day as we reach out to cancer survivors where you are.

    3 comments
  3. 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.

    3 comments
  4. 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. 9 comments
  5. 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. 13 comments
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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. 3 comments
  9. 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
  10. 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. 32 comments
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