Expert Blog Posts

  1. August 31, 2013

    Racing toward a cure for breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Awareness events help breast cancer survivors connect in drive to make a difference. 11 comments
  2. August 2, 2013

    Choose to be hopeful

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. People who are hopeful are more motivated to take care of themselves, practice healthy behaviors, overcome obstacles, and stick to treatment plans. 5 comments
  3. 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
  4. November 20, 2012

    Exercise a good prescription for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors improve quality of life and long term outcomes by keeping active, adding some exercise to daily routine. 13 comments
  5. October 6, 2012

    Poetry can express the emotions of living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Try poetry as a way of sharing your feelings, fears, hopes and dreams when living with cancer. 6 comments
  6. September 29, 2012

    New book guides women with breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. "The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book'' demystifies breast cancer and gives you trusted, practical advice on what to do if you have breast cancer. 8 comments
  7. September 15, 2012

    What you can do if cancer returns

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Recurrent cancer often can be kept under control with treatment. Make sure to set goals, and explore options. 20 comments
  8. September 1, 2012

    Compassionate use of experimental drugs possible in cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If strict criteria are met, you can be granted permission to try experimental drugs for cancer treatment. 5 comments
  9. August 25, 2012

    Racing toward a cure for breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mayo Clinic hosts booth at 20th annual race in Phoenix to raise money for breast cancer fight. 1 comment
  10. August 3, 2012

    Cancer survivors show spirit with dragon boats

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Dragon boat teams provide a chance for breast cancer survivors to stay active and connect with others. 14 comments
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