Expert Blog Posts

  1. July 27, 2013

    Palliative care helps cancer patients live longer and better

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Palliative care focuses on treating the whole person — including the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects — not just a disease. It's proven to improve quality of life. 9 comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. May 3, 2013

    Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations honor those whose lives have been touched by cancer. 8 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 16, 2012

    Childhood cancer survivors face unique risks as adults

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Childhood radiation treatments may increase some health risks for survivors in their adult years. 16 comments
Jul. 26, 2013