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.

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Nov 19, 2019

Don't Push Yourself to the Point of Burnout

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by oncologist Edward T. Creagan, M. D. Resiliency, stress, and burnout have become common topics in the corporate community. Resiliency means that bounce back factor, that inner strength to overcome adversity, suit up, and get back into the arena despite the setbacks. Burnout has really reached [...]
Don't Push Yourself to the Point of Burnout
Nov 13, 2019

Washing Hands of Viruses

By Wendy Hanson @wendyhanson
With the change to wintry weather, comes the cold and flu season. Prevention is always important, but heightened diligence may be warranted during and after cancer treatment. Thorough hand washing is considered one of the most helpful strategies. Our hands come into contact daily with potential sources of one of [...]
Nov 4, 2019

Acupuncture Information

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic acupuncturist Sara Bublitz, L.Ac What can acupuncture treat? Acupuncture can treat a myriad of conditions.  It not only treats physical symptoms but helps with mental and emotional support as well. The World Health Organization [Who] published an official report listing 31 symptoms, [...]
Acupuncture Information
Oct 29, 2019

The Air We Breathe: Inhale Your Future, Lung Event November 5th and 6th

By Lonnie J. Fynskov, R.N. @lonniefynskov
Mark your calendar for this timely event! Check out the inflatable, educational lung display and also learn from the experts on numerous relevant topics. Presentations will include the latest information on vaping, e-cigarettes, tobacco use, radon, lung cancer, screening lung health and more. Please join us at 125 Live, [...]
The Air We Breathe: Inhale Your Future, Lung Event November 5th and 6th
Oct 15, 2019

Technology and Cancer

By Lonnie J. Fynskov, R.N. @lonniefynskov
At work, I spend a good portion of my day on the computer. The last thing I want to do when I get home at night is sign on again. However, when I was one of the primary caregivers for a family member, technology became not only a time saver, [...]
Technology and Cancer

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