Cancer Education Center

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.

 

PUBLIC PAGE
Jan 16, 2018

Allowing Gratitude to Stomp out Fear

By Wendy Hanson, MPH @wendyhanson
I remember the moment clearly, as I am sure many of you who have stood on the edge of a life-changing experience do. The day started out just like any other, aside from a scheduled ultrasound appointment. Many hours and physicians later, I found myself wavering between two halves – [...]
Allowing Gratitude to Stomp out Fear
Jan 1, 2018

A New Year As A Cancer Survivor

By Lisa Stephens, PhD @lisastephens
As we turn the calendar not only to a new month, but to a new year, many of us use the new year as a time to reflect. For me, I reflect on memories, both good and not so good, of what I’ve accomplished, the new additions to our family [...]
A New Year As A Cancer Survivor
Dec 21, 2017

Cancer Center Rochester, MN

By Megan Roessler @meganroessler
Inside the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN we have had a "Garland of Gratitude" for the month of December.  People have written something they are grateful for this season on a card and it is added to the garland.  It is fun to see [...]
Cancer Center Rochester, MN
Dec 18, 2017

I Don't Want to Talk About my Cancer During the Holidays

By Megan Roessler @meganroessler
The holidays are pressing upon us.  Many of us will see family members that we don't see very often.  And of course, they are going to want an update on your illness, treatments, prognosis.  They may start telling you of every person or even dog they know that has or [...]
I Don't Want to Talk About my Cancer During the Holidays
Dec 18, 2017

Latest News and Research from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

By Lisa Stephens, PhD @lisastephens
The December 2017 Forefront e-Edition is hot off the press! Below are the articles you will find in this e-Edition. To read the entire edition, click the link above. Alternatively, to read individual articles, click on the link listed in the article, below. We hope you enjoy this edition and [...]
Latest News and Research from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center