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.
Registration is now open for Join the Journey's 14th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk! Registration will close on Friday, September 14th.
WHEN: Sunday, September 16th, 2018
WHERE: Mayo High School - 1420 11th Avenue SE, Rochester, MN
WHAT: Registration includes pre-walk event, t-shirt, 5-mile walk with supporters [...]
Article contributed by Cancer Education Center staff member, Toni Kay Mangskau
I am a member of the “Sandwich Generation”. Like so many people, I provide care to an aging parent and my children.
The future is unpredictable, yet looking back, at age 16 I had a glimpse of [...]
Article contributed by Cancer Education Staff member, Tammy Adams
Cancer is a life-changing condition that may take a toll on physical and emotional health. The LIVESTRONG Foundation has partnered with many local YMCAs to provide a structured, supportive, research-based physical activity and well-being program to help survivors move beyond [...]
Entering into a new relationship can be a challenge with or without a cancer diagnosis. However, many people find that dating after a diagnosis of cancer is a much different experience than before.
A few of the challenges might be:
Dealing with physical changes from effects of [...]