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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Sep 9, 2020

Milk and Breast Cancer - Looking Beyond the Headlines

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Maybe you saw the headlines: higher intake of cows’ milk is associated with increased risk of breast cancer.  The findings come from an observational study of Seventh Day Adventists published recently in the International Journal of Epidemiology.  The key word here is observational. An observational study is one in which [...]
Milk and Breast Cancer - Looking Beyond the Headlines
Aug 27, 2020

Finding Happiness During Stressful Times

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Barb Schroeder, a regular Creative Renewal Program presenter Happiness is that feeling that comes over you when you know life is good and you can't help but smile. Happiness is a sense of well-being, joy, or contentment. When people are successful, or safe, or lucky, they [...]
Finding Happiness During Stressful Times
Aug 12, 2020

Restorative Exercises in Times of Stress

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic Wellness Assessment Specialist, Sara Mansfield This is an unusual time for all of us. We are navigating through an ever-changing situation resulting in chronic, low level stress. Dealing with the current global health crisis along with a chronic illness can compound the effects [...]
Restorative Exercises in Times of Stress
Aug 12, 2020

Cancer Education Classes Online

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
    We are excited to share many of the classes we offer in the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Cancer Education Center in Rochester, MN are now available here!  COVID-19 has the majority of us sheltering in to minimize our contact and exposure to others.  We are [...]
Cancer Education Classes Online
Jul 29, 2020

Choosing a Weight Loss Diet That's Right for You

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Mayo Clinic staff, Madelynn Strong, Registered Dietician Maintaining a healthy body weight can help reduce the risk of many types of cancer – including post-menopausal breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, and colon cancer.  With so many different types of diets for weight loss, how do [...]
Choosing a Weight Loss Diet That's Right for You

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