Expert Blog Posts

  1. February 26, 2014

    Planning ahead with an advance directive is crucial

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.

    Dealing with a life-changing diagnosis such as cancer makes having an advance directive to outline treatment even more important.

    3 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. March 30, 2013

    Living with Cancer patient conference videos available

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out more about inheriting cancer, the environment and cancer, pancreatic cancer, alternative cancer therapies and more. 6 comments
  4. 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
  5. March 31, 2012

    Create a personal blog or website to stay connected

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. A cancer diagnosis is stressful. And all the communication involved with family and friends can just add to it. Try using a blog or personal website. 16 comments
  6. February 25, 2012

    Patient research advocates make a difference

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivor helps consumers make meaningful contributions to cancer research. 10 comments
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