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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Older adults and those with serious chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are at higher risk of developing serious complications if infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
But what about patients with cancer?
Cancer patients may be at a higher risk [...]
I am a cancer patient. What should I do to protect myself from COVID-19?
Because cancer treatments weaken the body's immune system, cancer patients are among those at risk for serious illness from COVID-19 The CDC recommends that people at higher risk for COVID-19:
Have you ever thought about what makes a difference for you when learning something new?
Think back to when you first learned you had cancer. Did you find yourself taking lots of notes and reading as much as possible about your cancer type? Or perhaps you jumped on [...]
When a loved one has a cancer diagnosis, you may find yourself being thrust into the caregiver role. This may be different than other times you have been a caregiver. If you become a parent, are close to someone having a surgery, an aging parent...you may have a little lead [...]
Mark your calendar for this timely event! Check out the inflatable, educational colon display and also learn from the experts on numerous relevant topics. Presentations will include the latest information on colon cancer prevention and screening, colon cancer treatment and research, a colonoscopy video, hot topics on nutrition and [...]