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.
Grace Lutheran Church, 800 East Silver Lake Drive, Rochester, MN
Meets the first Tuesday of each month. This support group offers a meeting place for families of children with cancer to share experiences, meet others facing similar challenges and gain strength from one another. A light meal is served, organized activities are provided for children, and adults have time to [...]
Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 411 2nd St. NW, Rochester, MN
Meets the second Monday of each month. This support group focuses on topics relevant to young women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. It is an opportunity to meet other young breast cancer survivors, and gain strength from one another. It is co-facilitated by a nurse from Mayo Clinic [...]
Gonda Building, 10th Floor, Panitch Seminar Room (10-160)
Conference line also available: 1-866-365-4406; enter 5380118 when prompted
Meets the second Tuesday of each month. This support group is for patients with melanoma and their family members/caregivers. Join us to learn about melanoma from guest speakers and share experiences with each other. Refreshments are provided.
The Grief and Education Support Center, 1696 Greenview Drive, SW Rochester, MN
Meets the second Thursday of each month. This support group offers a meeting place for families who have experienced the loss of a child to cancer. It encourages families to share experiences, meet others facing similar challenges, and gain strength from one another. Each meeting is facilitated by a professional [...]
Sandra J. Schulze
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
411 2nd St. NW, Rochester, MN
Meets the third Saturday of the month. All brain tumor survivors along with their caregivers, family, and friends are welcome to join our monthly support group. Individuals are encouraged to share ideas and gather support from others managing similar brain tumor issues. In this support group format everyone meets together [...]