Expert Blog Posts

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. June 22, 2013

    Mentoring for new cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Long-time cancer survivors provide a valuable service in mentoring those who are new to it. 28 comments
  4. June 8, 2013

    Quality of life issues key factor for cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Quality of life issues affect cancer patients during treatment and years later for many. 22 comments
  5. 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. 16 comments
  6. 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
  7. January 12, 2013

    Check out these favorite books on cancer survivorship

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Practical books on surviving cancer deal with everything from emotions to physical changes, alternative medicine to nutrition. 11 comments
  8. October 6, 2012

    Poetry can express the emotions of living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Try poetry as a way of sharing your feelings, fears, hopes and dreams when living with cancer. 6 comments
  9. July 28, 2012

    Gardening restores the body and soul

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Gardening offers cancer survivors the opportunity to get some exercise, stay healthy and nourish the soul. A garden gives back, too, with beauty and bounty. 10 comments
  10. March 31, 2012

    Create a personal blog or website to stay connected

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. A cancer diagnosis is stressful. And all the communication involved with family and friends can just add to it. Try using a blog or personal website. 16 comments
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