Expert Blog Posts

  1. May 22, 2014

    Mayo Clinic offers gene panel testing to target cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Gene panel looks at patient's tumor cells and tests for 50 genes that can affect tumor growth and could identify specific treatment options.

    17 comments
  2. March 26, 2014

    Mayo Clinic research team shares discoveries on kidney cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    See how one research team is working to find better treatments and a potential cure for kidney cancer.

    2 comments
  3. August 17, 2013

    Add color to your diet

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Colorful vegetables and fruits contain health-promoting substances, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. 1 comment
  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. July 7, 2012

    New cancer treatments create cost challenges

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. PAN Foundation helps cancer patients pay for expensive new treatment methods. 11 comments
  6. January 7, 2012

    Healthy weight important for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Try these tips to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight as a cancer survivor. 24 comments
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