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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Thu, Mar 29, 2018 8:17am

HPV Vaccination: The Good News of Cancer Prevention

By Megan Roessler M. Ed., @meganroessler

shutterstock_515739460The Cancer Education Center (CEC) hosts a monthly series called "Beyond the Diagnosis: Empowered to Live Well."  This month's topic is on the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The HPV vaccination is 97% effective at preventing infections that can cause certain cancers.  Holly Guerrero from the American Cancer Society will share the latest research regarding how to best protect our next generation from at least 6 different cancers!  If you are on the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minnesota on Tuesday, April 3rd, join us from noon - 1 p.m. in the CEC located on the lobby level of the Gonda Building.

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