Cancer Education Center

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic our education center is currently closed until further notice.  Please look at the “MORE” tab to find recordings and resources to classes typically offered within the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN. Class topics include Reducing Fatigue, Moving Forward After Cancer, Nutrition and Cancer, Physical Activity, Stress Management and more!

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Jul 29, 2020

Choosing a Weight Loss Diet That's Right for You

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic staff, Madelynn Strong, Registered Dietician Maintaining a healthy body weight can help reduce the risk of many types of cancer – including post-menopausal breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, and colon cancer.  With so many different types of diets for weight loss, how do [...]
Choosing a Weight Loss Diet That's Right for You
Jul 15, 2020

Healthy Weight and Survivorship

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic staff, Jackie See, Registered Dietician. After a diagnosis of cancer, many people wonder what they can do to prevent recurrence or the growth of cancer.  You may or may not be aware that being overweight or obese increases the risk of developing 13 types [...]
Healthy Weight and Survivorship
Jul 12, 2020

Cancer Education Classes Online

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
    We are excited to share many of the classes we offer in the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN are now available here!  COVID-19 has the majority of us sheltering in to minimize our contact and exposure to others.  We are [...]
Cancer Education Classes Online
Jul 1, 2020

Cancer and Cardiovascular Health

By Wendy Hanson @wendyhanson
Article contributed by Adam Shultz, MS, Clinical Exercise Physiologist Cardiac Rehabilitation and Cardio-Oncology Exercise Program Mayo Clinic, Department of Cardiology   Common Threads Cancer and cardiovascular disease (disease of the heart and/or blood vessels) share several risk factors. Risk factors are features that make [...]
Cancer and Cardiovascular Health
Jun 16, 2020

No gym? No equipment? No problem. Tips for staying active around the house.

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic Wellness Assessment Specialist, Sara Mansfield   Staying active is important for those living with and beyond cancer. However, getting the recommended amount of activity can be a challenge in these uncertain times. The landscape of group exercise and fitness centers will certainly change [...]
No gym? No equipment? No problem. Tips for staying active around the house.

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