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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. December 15, 2012

    Watch and wait cancers — monitoring has benefits

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If a cancer is slow growing, it may be best to wait until the cancer is at a stage where treatment would be more effective. Or, it may never need active treatment. 32 comments
  2. December 8, 2012

    Living with cancer patient and family conference coming

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer experts set to meet with patients, families to discuss the latest in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. 3 comments
  3. December 5, 2012

    Multiple options exist for dealing with adversity

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Struggling? Don't go it alone. Help is available whether you're looking for a spiritual advisor or a health care provider. 3 comments
  4. December 1, 2012

    The importance of human touch for cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Hands-on experience helps cancer patients relax, relieves pain, reduces blood pressure and more. The human touch reduces stress. 16 comments
  5. November 20, 2012

    Exercise a good prescription for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors improve quality of life and long term outcomes by keeping active, adding some exercise to daily routine. 13 comments
  6. November 17, 2012

    Connecting to your inner spirit helps with cancer diagnosis

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Use your spiritual values and belief system to reframe your cancer diagnosis and find meaning and purpose in life. 12 comments
  7. November 10, 2012

    Experts, patients provide updates at pancreatic cancer conference

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic experts, patients offer the latest updates on pancreatic cancer treatment, research, side effects, support and advocacy. 3 comments
  8. November 3, 2012

    Oral chemotherapy — not just any ordinary pill

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Oral chemotherapy is becoming more and more common. Follow instructions closely and watch for unique side effects. 26 comments
  9. October 27, 2012

    How to find meaning after a cancer diagnosis

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors searching for purpose can find a new appreciation of life and a greater purpose to pursue to find happiness, joy. 12 comments
  10. October 20, 2012

    Connection to others vital for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors need to connect with family and friends. Survivors and their close ones both should reach out to make those connections. 6 comments
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