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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Nov 16, 2020

Thanksgiving Gatherings

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
The holiday season is approaching and I’m sure you are as eager as I am to see family.  I think of the relatives I don’t see as frequently; holidays are traditionally a time we gather and catch up with each other.  I also look forward to visiting family members [...]
Thanksgiving Gatherings
Nov 12, 2020

Gynecologic Cancer Webinar Series

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Advanced Care Planning and Cancer Legal Care November 17, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT Join Dr. Jacob Strand, Lindy Yokanovich from Cancer Legal Care and Cindy Weiss for a discussion on the ins and outs of life-planning during and after treatment for gynecologic cancer. Have you ever thought [...]
Gynecologic Cancer Webinar Series
Nov 2, 2020

Breast Cancer Support

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Cancer Education staff member, Jane Brandhagen If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, most likely you’ll be facing several decisions.  The possibilities could be choosing between a lumpectomy or mastectomy, and several types of breast reconstruction.  You may have questions regarding the possible side [...]
Breast Cancer Support
Oct 13, 2020

Flu Vaccine During a Pandemic

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Fall is in the air – you can see the leaves changing color and swirling to the ground.  The nights are cooler and the days are shorter.  The flu virus may also be in the air as well.  Fall is the recommended time to get a flu shot, ideally in [...]
Flu Vaccine During a Pandemic
Oct 5, 2020

VIRTUAL Breast Cancer Support Group

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Please join us for a special series of "Moving Forward, Staying Present" for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Instead of meeting once this month, facilitators Liz Mattson, Humanities in Medicine Music Therapist, and Kristin Lothman, Integrative Medicine & Health Mind-Body Medicine Counselor have curated 4 weekly Zoom sessions throughout October.  They [...]
VIRTUAL Breast Cancer Support Group

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