Cheryl Taylor

Bio

Specialties:

  • oncology nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

  • Highlands, TX

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoking continues to decline in about half of American states, according to the latest U.S. government estimates.

    But despite that good news, rates have gone up in some states. And in other states, a more worrisome trend has emerged -- ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Undergoing chemotherapy before surgery may help women battling advanced ovarian cancer, a new study finds.

    The British study was led by Sean Kehoe, professor of gynecological cancer at the University of Birmingham, and included 550 patients. Ab...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Current and former smokers have more complications from major surgery for some urology-related cancers, according to new research.

    But even though former smokers have a higher risk of complications than non-smokers, the study also found that quitt...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer American men are receiving prostate cancer screening in the wake of a national panel's conclusion that the test does men more harm than good, a new study finds.

    What's more, primary care doctors appear to have broad...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology Nursing:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's better for doctors to be open with parents about their child's cancer prognosis, even if the news is bad, researchers say.

    Doing so is more likely to give parents peace of mind and hope rather than increase their anxiety or cause them to becom...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that adding radiation therapy to hormone therapy improves the chances of survival for men with prostate cancer that has spread to nearby lymph nodes.

    Hormone therapy for prostate cancer blocks testosterone's stimulation of t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Males benefit indirectly when girls are immunized against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new Dutch study.

    However, males still have a risk of developing HPV-related cancers, the study authors said.

    And ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were born to older fathers may be at increased risk for blood and immune system cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, a new study suggests.

    This association is particularly strong among only children, the American Cancer Society invest...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women at high risk of breast cancer often have routine MRI scans to try to detect any tumors early. Now a new study hints the scans might also predict which women are most likely to develop cancer in the near future.

    Researchers found that among h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain treatments may increase a childhood cancer survivor's risk of obesity later in life, a new study says.

    "The ability to identify patients at increased risk may guide selection of therapeutic protocols that will maximize treatment outcomes wh...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans aren't getting recommended screening tests for colon, breast and cervical cancers, a new federal study shows.

    Among adults in the age groups recommended for screening, about two in five were not up to date with colon cancer screenin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, traditionally viewed as an aggressive killer, are much more likely to survive the disease than they were several decades ago, new research shows.

    "Ovarian cancer, unfortunately, is associated with a very high d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Statins, widely used to lower cholesterol levels, may also slow the progression of prostate cancer in patients receiving hormone therapy, a new study suggests.

    Among 926 men undergoing hormone therapy for advanced prostate therapy, those taking st...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients seem to have a better chance of survival if they have already been practicing healthy lifestyle habits before their diagnosis, a new study suggests.

    Survival rates for colon cancer vary widely, even among patients who have s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey finds that many people in the United States are forgetting their backs when they try to be forward-thinking about skin cancer prevention.

    Experts at the American Academy of Dermatology, which sponsored the sur...Full Article