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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February 2020

Brighter Tomorrows Support Group, Rochester, MN

Tue, Feb 4, 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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Young Women's Breast Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Mon, Feb 10, 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, Feb 11, 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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Prostate Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Wed, Feb 12, 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, Feb 13, 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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Brain Tumor Support Group, Rochester, MN

Sat, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 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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