Expert Blog Posts

  1. February 19, 2014

    The path to mindfulness and gratitude

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers have studied the effects of mindfulness meditation and found that the practice can reduce stress and anxiety which has a positive effect on the mind and body.

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  2. 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
  3. June 29, 2013

    HPV vaccine making a difference in infection rates

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Researchers have found that since the introduction of the HPV vaccine, infection rates have dropped by almost 50 percent. 0 comments
  4. June 15, 2013

    Difficult conversations about cancer can be empowering

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Being open in talking about cancer may help with your sense of empowerment, reality and feeling of control over your personal situation. 4 comments
  5. March 30, 2013

    Living with Cancer patient conference videos available

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out more about inheriting cancer, the environment and cancer, pancreatic cancer, alternative cancer therapies and more. 6 comments
  6. February 2, 2013

    Try, do or see 13 new things in 2013

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Take a break from routine as a cancer survivor and step outside your comfort zone. Try some new things and experience the joy of life. 12 comments
  7. 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
  8. August 21, 2012

    HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cervical cancer second most common cause of cancer death in women. HPV vaccine protects against most viruses that cause cervical cancer. 5 comments
  9. May 26, 2012

    Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. 20 comments
  10. April 14, 2012

    Managing the finances of cancer care

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. The expenses associated with cancer care are high, usually higher than anyone anticipates. But assistance and resources are available. 14 comments
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