Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. 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. 20 comments
  2. 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
  3. March 23, 2013

    The power of friends

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Having friends around can help you deal with pain, stress and illness in a positive manner. 5 comments
  4. March 16, 2013

    How new cancer drugs are developed

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out how new cancer drugs are studied, developed and approved by the FDA. 14 comments
  5. February 23, 2013

    Mayo Clinic patient app can make your life easier

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Our patient app give you access to medical records, appointment schedules, prescription refills, secure messaging between you and your care team and more. 4 comments
  6. 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. 47 comments
  7. 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
  8. 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. 31 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. 17 comments
  10. 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
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