Welcome to the Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center page. Our goal is to empower patients and their supporters to become active partners in their health care by providing relevant information, increasing knowledge and learning from one another’s experiences. Follow the Cancer Education Center page and stay up-to-date as we post accurate and timely cancer-related information on topics such as cancer prevention, risks, treatments, clinical trials, end-of-life care, and survivorship. No matter where you are in your journey, we are here to help.
Article contributed by Cancer Education Center staff member Jane Brandhagen
Dealing with a healthcare diagnosis and treatment plan is likely to cause unwanted emotional side effects such as fear, stress and anxiety. Even if the disease was detected at an early stage and there is a favorable prognosis, no [...]
Article contributed by Cancer Education Center staff, Tammy Adams, R.N.
The LIVESTRONG Foundation has partnered with many local YMCA's throughout the nation to provide a structured, supportive, research-based physical activity and well-being program to help cancer survivors move beyond cancer in mind, body and spirit.
The program [...]
Article contributed by Tammy Adams, R.N.
As a kick start to 2020 I invite you to look at what you are currently doing to maintain your health and what you might add this next year.
In October of 2019, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) expert panel [...]
Article contributed by Jackie See, Registered Dietitian
The holidays are upon us and food and drink seem to be the focus of every event. This is the time of year when many people struggle to eat well. The holidays bring celebrations and special foods you would not ordinarily [...]
Don't miss next week's Beyond the Diagnosis: Empowered to Live Well session on Diet and Cancer. Come listen to Dr. John Shin, a physician in Hematology/Oncology at Mayo Clinic, explain whether it matters what one eats.
The session will be held on December 17th, 2019 in the Cancer [...]