Cheryl Taylor

Bio

Specialties:

  • Oncology Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

  • Highlands, TX

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery:

    MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using women's own fat cells to enhance breast reconstruction following cancer surgery doesn't increase the risk they will experience a recurrence of their disease or develop a new cancer, research suggests.

    The procedure is known as lipofilling. Fa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Urologists are far more likely than primary care doctors to do prostate cancer screenings known as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, a new study reports.

    For the test, a blood sample is taken and sent to a laboratory to check for levels of a...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who survived childhood brain tumors may have significant treatment-related thinking, attention and memory problems, a new study suggests.

    "Our study was the most comprehensive analysis of a large cohort of adult su...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast or thyroid cancer are linked to an increased risk for the other, according to a new analysis.

    University of Chicago researchers who reviewed 37 published studies found breast cancer survivors were 1.55 times more likely to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

    The international team of researchers looked at more than 4,500 glioma patients and almost 4,200 people...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of American and Canadian adults believe a cure for cancer will be found in their lifetime, and that a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence, according to a new Harris Poll.

    Nearly three out of five Americans and Canadians exp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests.

    Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, N.C., evaluated 121 women who listened to recorded meditation or music, ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests.

    Children born via IVF had a 67 percent increased risk of leukemia and a more than tripled risk of Hodgk...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in white blood cells is often curable. But, poor black and Hispanic young people are less likely to survive the disease than their white peers, a new study shows.

    "This study identifies vulnerable...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Colorectal Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If your stool-based colon cancer test should come back positive, just how long it takes for you to get follow-up care may depend on your hospital, a new study finds.

    The study of more than 62,000 patients cared for in four different U.S. health ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests.

    The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal Pediatrics, does not prove t...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of treatment called proton radiotherapy is as effective as standard photon (X-ray) radiation therapy in treating a common type of brain tumor in children, a new study reports.

    And the new therapy causes fewer long-term side effects, th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology):

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Blacks with low incomes who are diagnosed with esophageal cancer don't survive as long as whites with the disease, a new study finds.

    "In lower socioeconomic groups, outcomes for esophageal cancer vary by race, but not in higher socioeconomic gro...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halaven (eribulin mesylate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first chemotherapy drug shown to improve survival in people with advanced liposarcoma, a type of soft tissue sarcoma (cancer).

    The drug is sanctioned f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using tanning beds at a young age significantly raises a woman's risk of developing melanoma before the age of 50, a new study finds.

    A study of adults ages 25 to 49 found the risk for the deadly skin cancer increased two to six times for women...Full Article