Cancer Education Center

The Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Cancer Education Center is closed for walk-in assistance and group classes to avoid transmission risk during COVID-19. Staff are available by appointment only. To schedule, call 507-266-2991 or email

See “MORE” to find recordings and classes typically offered within the Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN. Topics include Reducing Fatigue, Moving Forward After Cancer, Nutrition and Cancer, Physical Activity, Stress Management and more!

Nov 12, 2020

Gynecologic Cancer Webinar Series

By Megan Roessler M. Ed., @meganroessler


Advanced Care Planning and Cancer Legal Care

November 17, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT

Join Dr. Jacob Strand, Lindy Yokanovich from Cancer Legal Care and Cindy Weiss for a discussion on the ins and outs of life-planning during and after treatment for gynecologic cancer. Have you ever thought about the financial strain on your family? Worried about what you will do if your cancer come back? These are some of the topics we will discuss during this webinar. We will hear about surviving a gynecologic cancer and the fears of the consequences of your cancer on your life. We will provide tools and resources to plan for now and the future.

Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy, and Advocating for Yourself as a Patient

December 1, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT

Join Dr. Matt Block, Dr. John Weroha, and Linda Linder for an in-depth presentation on the role of immunotherapy in gynecologic cancer treatment. Learn about the new and up-and-coming immunotherapy treatments. We will discuss the different types of clinical trials and the role that a clinical trial could play in the treatment of your gynecologic cancer. Linda Linder will discuss how to advocate for yourself as a patient and navigate the complicated medical and insurance systems to get the treatments you need.

Building and Strengthening Resilience During Cancer Treatment

December 9, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT

Join Dr. Denise Millstine, Dr. Richa Sood, and Patty B. to talk about the importance of creating emotional, psychologic, and physical resilience. Learn skills that will help you build and maintain resilience during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment. Hear from a long-time survivor of gynecologic cancer, Patty, about her journey and the how she thrived during her cancer treatment and survivorship.


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These webinars are a collaboration between Mayo Clinic, the Foundation for Women's Cancer and the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

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