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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Jan 14, 2020

Physical Activity as Medicine

By Lonnie J. Fynskov, R.N. @lonniefynskov
Article contributed by Tammy Adams, R.N. As a kick start to 2020 I invite you to look at what you are currently doing to maintain your health and what you might add this next year. In October of 2019, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) expert panel [...]
Physical Activity as Medicine
Dec 18, 2019

How to Enjoy the Holidays When You Have Cancer

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Jackie See, Registered Dietitian The holidays are upon us and food and drink seem to be the focus of every event.  This is the time of year when many people struggle to eat well.  The holidays bring celebrations and special foods you would not ordinarily [...]
How to Enjoy the Holidays When You Have Cancer
Dec 13, 2019

Upcoming Empowered to Live Well Session on Diet and Cancer

By Wendy Hanson @wendyhanson
Don't miss next week's Beyond the Diagnosis: Empowered to Live Well session on Diet and Cancer. Come listen to Dr. John Shin, a physician in Hematology/Oncology at Mayo Clinic, explain whether it matters what one eats. The session will be held on December 17th, 2019 in the Cancer [...]
Upcoming Empowered to Live Well Session on Diet and Cancer
Dec 12, 2019

Cancer-Related Brain Fog

By Lonnie J. Fynskov, R.N. @lonniefynskov
Earlier this month I highlighted a presentation on cancer-related brain fog: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/page/cancer-education-center/newsfeed-post/upcoming-empowered-to-live-well-session-on-cancer-related-brain-fog/ Since this presentation was not available at the other Mayo Clinic sites or electronically, I wanted to share the following key messages: Cancer-Related Brain Fog What is it? Cancer-related cognitive impairment or [...]
Cancer-Related Brain Fog
Dec 12, 2019

Managing Your Weight Over the Holidays

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Jackie See, Registered Dietitian Whether you are trying to gain weight or keep from gaining, here are some tips to help you achieve your goals over the holidays. If you need to gain weight If you want to gain weight, the holidays are a [...]
Managing Your Weight Over the Holidays

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