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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. August 15, 2014

    Biomarkers help guide individualized treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Biomarkers are substances in the body that can be used to help individualize cancer treatments.

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  2. July 15, 2014

    Pay it forward with random acts of kindness

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Practice kindness and pass it on. You'll make someone's day and when they pass it on the kindness multiplies.

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  3. June 26, 2014

    Functional foods give a boost to your wellness

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Researchers are studying how certain foods called functional foods can help enhance health and prevent illness.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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
  6. 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. 5 comments
  7. August 24, 2013

    Personality affects how cancer survivors deal with care

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Extroverts, introverts have different ways of giving and receiving energy in surviving cancer. 21 comments
  8. August 10, 2013

    Individualized treatment for lung cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Individualized treatment for non-small cell lung cancer is made possible by molecular profiling of an individual's cancer cells. 3 comments
  9. July 3, 2013

    Molecular profiling: Personalizing your cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic researchers aim to individualize cancer therapies through molecular profiling. 1 comment
  10. 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
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