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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April 2020

Breast Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Wed, Apr 1, 2020
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 411 2nd St. NW, Rochester, MN
Meets the first Wednesday of the month. During this peer support group, people with breast cancer can share their experiences and emotions.  Sponsored by Join the Journey.
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Brighter Tomorrows Support Group, Rochester, MN

Tue, Apr 7, 2020
6:00pm to 8:00pm

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 [...]
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Prostate Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Wed, Apr 8, 2020
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Baldwin Building, Fourth Avenue SW, Rochester, MN street level, room 1-507
Meets the second Wednesday of each month. Individuals with prostate cancer and their families are invited to this support group, which includes informal discussions and speakers.
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Cancer Bereavement Support Group, Rochester, MN

Thu, Apr 9, 2020
6:00pm to 8:00pm

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 [...]
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Young Women's Breast Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Mon, Apr 13, 2020
7:00pm to 8:00pm

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 [...]
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Melanoma Support Group, Rochester, MN

Tue, Apr 14, 2020
4:30pm to 5:30pm

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.
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Brain Tumor Support Group, Rochester, MN

Sat, Apr 18, 2020
10:00am to 12:00pm

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 [...]
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Multiple Myeloma Sharing Sessions, Rochester, MN

Sat, Apr 18, 2020
10:00am to 12:00pm

Gift of Life Transplant House, 705 2nd St. SW, Rochester, MN
Meets the third Saturday of each month. Multiple myeloma survivors and their families are invited to attend this education and support group. (No meeting in December.)
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