Expert Blog Posts

  1. 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 comments
  2. October 26, 2013

    Hope, resources and support for those living with cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If you're living with cancer, use this connection outside the walls of Mayo Clinic to share your experiences. 27 comments
  3. 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. 5 comments
  4. September 28, 2013

    What's your definition of cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Some people living with cancer prefer the term thriver rather than survivor. Others can be in the category of previvor. Previvors are people have survived the risk of cancer due to genetic mutation. 33 comments
  5. August 24, 2013

    Personality affects how cancer survivors deal with care

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Extroverts, introverts have different ways of giving and receiving energy in surviving cancer. 21 comments
  6. April 6, 2013

    Events to raise awareness of melanoma

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Run/walk and family education program aim to raise awareness of melanoma in Minnesota. 3 comments
  7. December 1, 2012

    The importance of human touch for cancer patients

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Hands-on experience helps cancer patients relax, relieves pain, reduces blood pressure and more. The human touch reduces stress. 16 comments
  8. June 30, 2012

    Tips for cancer survivors to create a new normal

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Get off the cancer rollercoaster and create a new normal by living one day at a time. 26 comments
  9. May 26, 2012

    Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. 22 comments
  10. March 16, 2010

    What gives you strength as a cancer survivor?

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Family, spirituality and friends are key sources of strength for cancer survivors. 51 comments
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