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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Oct 15, 2019

Technology and Cancer

By Lonnie J. Fynskov, R.N. @lonniefynskov
At work, I spend a good portion of my day on the computer. The last thing I want to do when I get home at night is sign on again. However, when I was one of the primary caregivers for a family member, technology became not only a time saver, [...]
Technology and Cancer
Oct 7, 2019

Letting Go of the Past Can be Hard

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Erin Haefner We have all experienced pain at some point in our lives. Whatever pain we have experienced, it can be hard to let go. A good way to cure this pain is to let go of the past. Trust me, it is a lot easier [...]
Letting Go of the Past Can be Hard
Oct 2, 2019

Brains Together For a Cure Event, October 5th

By Wendy Hanson, MPH @wendyhanson
Brains Together For a Cure is a non-profit organization promoting brain tumor awareness and raises funds to advance scientific research at the Mayo Clinic [...]
Brains Together For a Cure Event, October 5th
Sep 25, 2019

Cancer Affects Your Body, But it Affects Your Emotions and Feelings, Too

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Cancer Education Center staff; Jeri Lensing and Angela Young Your attitudes, emotions, and moods can change from day to day, and even from hour to hour. You may feel good one day and terrible the next. Know that this is normal and that, with time, most [...]
Cancer Affects Your Body, But it Affects Your Emotions and Feelings, Too
Sep 16, 2019

Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month.  Gynecological cancers are cancers of women's reproductive organs and include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancer. Some signs to watch for include: pain or pressure in the pelvis that won't go away and you don't know why it is [...]
Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

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