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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. February 16, 2013

    Cancer survivors struggle with fear of frequent scans

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. "Scanitis" might lead to changes in follow-up scan schedules for cancer survivors. 46 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. 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
  4. 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
  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. June 30, 2012

    Tips for cancer survivors to create a new normal

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Get off the cancer rollercoaster and create a new normal by living one day at a time. 26 comments
  7. May 19, 2012

    Cancer survivors celebrate special day

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors gather with hope to inspire each other on their journey with cancer. 0 comments
  8. 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
  9. April 7, 2012

    Health literacy — What are you missing when talking with your provider?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer diagnosis can be confusing and complicated. Clear, concise communication between providers and patients is vital. 16 comments
  10. February 4, 2012

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors should get help as soon as possible if post-traumatic stress disorder occurs after cancer treatment. 40 comments
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