Living with cancer blog


Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

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  1. November 21, 2014

    Press the pause button and connect with your heart

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    This holiday season, make a personal connection by turning off the technology.

  2. October 3, 2014

    Resistance training helps cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Weight-training participants who've had cancer report a positive effect on their quality of life with a notable decrease in cancer-related fatigue.

  3. September 20, 2014

    Cultural traditions influence caregiving with cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    During the diagnosis, treatment and recovery from cancer, cultural traditions may play a key role in helping you feel cared for and loved.

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  4. August 28, 2014

    What's taboo to you as a cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Taboo topics are difficult to think about, talk about and confront. However, they're probably the ones that cause a lot of emotional pain or anxiety if you have no way of talking about them.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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. 7 comments
  9. 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
  10. 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. 8 comments
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