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.
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week is led by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance and supported by the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Head and neck cancers are a broad category of cancers that occur in the head and neck region while oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers start [...]
Courage is an unusual thing. We may find ourselves being able to call it forward more easily to help support those we love than if we were in a similar situation ourselves. During the time of a cancer diagnosis and treatment there may be numerous situations that cause uncertainty [...]
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Program in collaboration with Brains Together For a Cure is offering a patient education symposium focusing on current topics surrounding brain cancer. This education event is for patients, families, caregivers and the public. Keynote speaker Dr. Terri Armstrong from National Institutes of Health will be joining [...]
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer, and the 2nd leading cause of death from cancer, in men and women in the United States.
The colon is the final part of your [...]
Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2019
The Spring 2019 issue of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center magazine, Forefront, has arrived. Features include brief news articles about Mayo Clinic Cancer Center research, video commentary from researchers, and investigator profiles. Click here to subscribe, read this newsletter edition or view any archives.