The Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center offers classes to support cancer patients, their caregivers, staff and the public during diagnosis, treatment and life after treatment. For current classes, download a PDF of the Cancer Education Center newsletter, Happenings
The center team includes cancer educators, a librarian, and Patient Navigators who are available to help patients and the public:
To contact the Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center in Minnesota, call 507-266-9288 or visit us on the lobby level of the Gonda Building, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has two patient education libraries, one in the Mayo Clinic Building – Scottsdale, and one in the Mayo Clinic Building – Phoenix. The libraries are open 8 am – 4:30 pm (MST) Mon-Fri. Visit the patient library webpage for more information and contact info. The libraries provide:
Daily group classes on chemotherapy treatment are taught by a certified oncology nurse. Additional classes on treatments and other topics are available in group and one-on-one settings. Please see our calendar of events or talk with your health care provider to learn more about available classes.
A Patient Navigator is located in the Phoenix campus patient library. Request an appointment by calling (480) 342-4229 or stop in to see if someone is available. Navigators provide:
The William and Nancy Juhn Cancer Education Room is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located on the 2nd Floor of the Mangurian Building. Education sessions for patients and families are scheduled with a Chemotherapy Registered Nurse prior to the first chemotherapy treatment. These individual sessions are held in the Juhn Education Room. When the room isn’t being used for formal education, patients and families are welcome to browse the resources in the area. Staff members are nearby to answer questions and assist with checking out of materials.
Additional resources including pamphlets, books, journals and computers for patient-use are available in the Lobby of the 3rd Floor of the Mangurian Building. Staff and volunteers are available to assist visitors in searching the Internet for cancer-related information.