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 11, 2018

Ladies - Get Your Mammogram!

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
October is breast cancer awareness month.  Maybe you have seen a little extra pink this month promoting support and awareness.  Preventive screening in the form of a mammogram is important!  Many women cite the discomfort of a mammogram as a reason they put the test off.  Here are some suggestions to help [...]
Ladies - Get Your Mammogram!
Oct 9, 2018

Forefront: The Latest Edition of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Magazine

By Lisa Stephens, PhD @lisastephens
The Fall 2018 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. Volume 7, Issue 3, September [...]
Forefront: The Latest Edition of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Magazine
Oct 1, 2018

Caring for the Caregiver

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Article contributed by Jeri Lensing and Angela Young, American Cancer Society patient navigators Being a caregiver can mean seeing to the daily needs of a friend or loved one, but also may include taking on additional roles, including managing finances, home maintenance, child care, laundry, grocery shopping and meal [...]
Caring for the Caregiver
Sep 19, 2018

Healing Harp Music with Chizuko Ikeda

By Megan Roessler M. Ed. @meganroessler
Chizuko Ikeda is a harpist from Kyoto, Japan.  Ms. Ikeda is interested in music therapy and has studied in Japan, Ireland, Europe, and the United States.  She has performed concerts throughout the world including many in hospitals, hospices, and rehabilitation centers.  Two examples include a Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children in [...]
Healing Harp Music with Chizuko Ikeda
Sep 13, 2018

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment

By Wendy Hanson, MPH @wendyhanson
A variety of emotions is normal and, despite being eager to return to a more normal life, it can be scary to step away from the doctors and nurses who supported you through treatment. Take time to acknowledge how and understand why you feel these emotions and what you [...]
Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment

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