Cheryl Taylor

Bio

Specialties:

  • Oncology Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

  • Highlands, TX

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their life, but it can be treated and cured if detected early, a dermatologist says.

    "Knowing your own skin is the key to discovering skin cancer early on. See a dermatologist for ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients.

    The Swedish study found much higher rates of anxiety, depression and even drug and alcohol abuse for those who've ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Proctology:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statins does not appear to reduce the risk of colon cancer, but a person's cholesterol levels might affect risk, a new study suggests.

    Both statins and cholesterol levels have been linked with lower colon ca...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United States may be at lower risk for some types of childhood cancers, a new study suggests.

    "Incorporating the immigrant experience into studies of childhood cancer...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What men eat -- particularly fatty meats and cheese -- may affect how quickly their prostate cancer progresses, a new study suggests.

    "We show that high dietary saturated fat content is associated with increased prostate cancer aggressiveness," s...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplant patients who previously had cancer may be at increased risk for new cancer and early death compared to organ recipients with no cancer history, new research suggests.

    The findings indicate that transplant patients with a history ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of celebrities who battle breast cancer is not always balanced or thorough, and this skewed view may be one factor in the growing popularity of double mastectomies, a new study suggests.

    "Celebrities do have a significant impact on...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Surviving a childhood cancer can take a toll on health, and new research shows that young adults who've been through the ordeal often feel aged before their time.

    "Our findings indicate survivors' accelerated aging, and also help us understand ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients complain of a fogged mental condition often called "chemo brain," experienced after their therapy.

    Now, new research suggests that at least one class of chemotherapy drugs, called anthracyclines, is not related to t...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with estrogen-lowering drugs called aromatase inhibitors doesn't raise the risk of heart attacks and strokes among breast cancer survivors, a new study suggests.

    However, the researchers did find that women who took the drugs had a sl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol, processed meats -- such as hot dogs, ham and bacon -- and excess weight all may raise a person's risk of stomach cancer, a new review finds.

    Further, the risk seems to increase as a person drinks more alcohol, or eats more processed m...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with cancers of the colon, breast or prostate may have better survival odds if they use low-dose aspirin, a new research review suggests.

    Looking at 47 previous studies, researchers found that, on average, colon cancer patients who took...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A gene mutation that is linked to a greater risk of breast cancer may also be tied to potential fertility problems, researchers report.

    The BRCA1 gene mutation, which raises the risk of breast cancer by 80 percent, may be linked to having fewe...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests a possible link between certain germs found in the mouth and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.

    "We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in t...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Too-cool living conditions for lab mice could affect study results, researchers suggest.

    They said the temperature in a typical mouse laboratory is between 68 degrees and nearly 79 degrees Fahrenheit (between 20 degrees and 26 degrees Celsius), ...Full Article