Living with cancer blog

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Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. 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. 3 comments
  2. September 21, 2013

    Understanding prostate cancer, one man at a time

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic study aims to help physicians better understand which drugs to prescribe for prostate cancer, based on the genetic makeup of each person's individual cancer. 6 comments
  3. July 20, 2013

    Meditate in nature to help relieve stress of cancer fight

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. A few minutes a day spent outdoors does wonders for the soul in fighting off stress. Take time to be thankful and enjoy the beauty. 6 comments
  4. 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
  5. June 22, 2013

    Mentoring for new cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Long-time cancer survivors provide a valuable service in mentoring those who are new to it. 28 comments
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. December 15, 2012

    Watch and wait cancers — monitoring has benefits

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If a cancer is slow growing, it may be best to wait until the cancer is at a stage where treatment would be more effective. Or, it may never need active treatment. 32 comments
  9. 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
  10. July 21, 2012

    Prostate cancer screening — a new model for the future?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Personalized approach best as men consider the benefits and risks of PSA screening for prostate cancer. 31 comments
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