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 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.
Jun 4, 2020

Taking Care of Yourself & Others: Staying Connected in Tough Times

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic chaplain, Lora Burge. We are social beings with a need for social interaction. This can become complicated when we are told to be socially distanced due to concern for spread of the COVID-19 virus. Social interaction and connection may need to look different than [...]
Taking Care of Yourself & Others:  Staying Connected in Tough Times
May 28, 2020

Seeking Creativity During COVID-19 (for all ages) 

By Wendy Hanson @wendyhanson
Article contributed by guest author, Jenna Whiting, Creative Renewal presenter. Get Creative Outdoors – Find peace and solitude under the big blue sky by visiting your backyard, taking a walk or a day trip to a nearby state park.  Forage for rocks, ferns or pinecones and create a [...]
Seeking Creativity During COVID-19 (for all ages) 
May 18, 2020

Clearing Clutter Benefits Your Health and Well-Being

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by guest author, Char Tarashanti, Creative Renewal presenter. Sheltering in place offers an opportunity to make positive changes in our home environments. One challenge that we all face is the accumulation of clutter. Various types of clutter collect in various areas of our homes. Clutter impedes [...]
Clearing Clutter Benefits Your Health and Well-Being

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