Cancer Education Center

The Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Cancer Education Center is closed for walk-in assistance and group classes to avoid transmission risk during COVID-19. Staff are available by appointment only. To schedule, call 507-266-2991 or email canceredprog@mayo.edu.

See “MORE” to find recordings and classes typically offered within the Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN. Topics include Reducing Fatigue, Moving Forward After Cancer, Nutrition and Cancer, Physical Activity, Stress Management and more!

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Oct 13, 2020

Flu Vaccine During a Pandemic

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Fall is in the air – you can see the leaves changing color and swirling to the ground.  The nights are cooler and the days are shorter.  The flu virus may also be in the air as well.  Fall is the recommended time to get a flu shot, ideally in [...]
Flu Vaccine During a Pandemic
Oct 5, 2020

VIRTUAL Breast Cancer Support Group

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Please join us for a special series of "Moving Forward, Staying Present" for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Instead of meeting once this month, facilitators Liz Mattson, Humanities in Medicine Music Therapist, and Kristin Lothman, Integrative Medicine & Health Mind-Body Medicine Counselor have curated 4 weekly Zoom sessions throughout October.  They [...]
VIRTUAL Breast Cancer Support Group
Sep 24, 2020

Finding Gratitude in the Big and Small

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by guest author, Barb Schroeder, Creative Renewal presenter. Dr. Robert Emmons, psychology professor at UC Davis, is considered a scientific expert on gratitude, and he defines gratitude as having two features: An affirmation of goodness, recognizing that although we have difficulties in our lives, gratitude [...]
Finding Gratitude in the Big and Small
Sep 9, 2020

Milk and Breast Cancer - Looking Beyond the Headlines

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Maybe you saw the headlines: higher intake of cows’ milk is associated with increased risk of breast cancer.  The findings come from an observational study of Seventh Day Adventists published recently in the International Journal of Epidemiology.  The key word here is observational. An observational study is one in which [...]
Milk and Breast Cancer - Looking Beyond the Headlines
Aug 27, 2020

Finding Happiness During Stressful Times

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Barb Schroeder, a regular Creative Renewal Program presenter Happiness is that feeling that comes over you when you know life is good and you can't help but smile. Happiness is a sense of well-being, joy, or contentment. When people are successful, or safe, or lucky, they [...]
Finding Happiness During Stressful Times

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