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 canceredprog@mayo.edu.

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!

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December 2020

Brighter Tomorrows Support Group, Rochester, MN

Tue, Dec 1, 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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Breast Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Wed, Dec 2, 2020
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meeting via Zoom Request link to meeting using either email: bigwheeler10@aol.com seawhit@aol.com
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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Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Thu, Dec 3, 2020
5:00pm to 6:00pm

1st THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH Join Zoom Meeting with this link: https://mchealth.zoom.us/u/ac2rS2ivRt *This is a confidential meeting, recording is prohibited. *Mayo Clinic strongly suggests you do not use your last name in online group.
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Melanoma Support Group, Rochester, MN

Tue, Dec 8, 2020
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Meeting via Zoom Request link to meeting using this email: turner.heidi@mayo.edu
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.
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Prostate Cancer Support Group, Rochester, MN

Wed, Dec 9, 2020
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Baldwin Building, Fourth Avenue SW, Rochester, MN street level, room 1-507
This meeting is on hold due to COVID-19.  Once we start meeting again, this information will be updated.
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Cancer Bereavement Support Group, Rochester, MN

Thu, Dec 10, 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, Dec 14, 2020
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Meets via Zoom Request link to meeting using this email: lisahalver@charter.net
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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Brain Tumor Support Group, Rochester, MN

Sat, Dec 19, 2020
10:00am to 12:00pm

Meeting via Zoom Request link using this email: info@brainstogetherforacure.org
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, Dec 19, 2020
10:00am to 12:00pm

Meeting virtually, request link to meeting using this email: rochester@imfsupport.org
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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Caring for the Caregiver Support Group

Thu, Dec 24, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm

2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH Caring for the Caregiver Support Group is temporarily meeting virtually due to COVID-19 via Zoom.  The group is for caregivers, so we respectfully ask that patients not attend.  Registration is not required. Join Zoom Meeting with this link: https://mchealth.zoom.us/j/99414140153 Meeting ID: 994 1414 [...]
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Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy, and Advocating for Yourself as a Patient

Tue, Dec 1, 2020
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Dr. Matt Block, Dr. John Weroha, and Linda Linder talk about the role of immunotherapy in gynecologic cancer treatment. Learn about the new and up-and-coming immunotherapy treatments. Also learn about the different types of clinical trials and the role that a clinical trial could play in the treatment of your [...]

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