Expert Blog Posts

  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. October 5, 2013

    Genomics study targets women with breast cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Study aims to better understand why current standard chemotherapy works well for some women with breast cancer but not others, and to improve treatment. 0 comments
  3. 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
  4. May 10, 2013

    Gratitude for a mother's care and love

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Mothers can play a key role for those struggling with the emotions and stress of living with cancer. 2 comments
  5. March 16, 2013

    How new cancer drugs are developed

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Find out how new cancer drugs are studied, developed and approved by the FDA. 14 comments
  6. November 3, 2012

    Oral chemotherapy — not just any ordinary pill

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Oral chemotherapy is becoming more and more common. Follow instructions closely and watch for unique side effects. 26 comments
  7. 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
  8. July 7, 2012

    New cancer treatments create cost challenges

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. PAN Foundation helps cancer patients pay for expensive new treatment methods. 11 comments
  9. March 10, 2012

    Skin, hair care concern cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Dealing with physical, emotional impact of cancer treatment is difficult. Working on your appearance can bring a sense of comfort and normality. 21 comments
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