Welcome to the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Our talented faculty and staff combine humane, patient-centered care with the academic pursuit of better cancer therapies giving new hope to patients and families. The Division provides expertise in all aspects of medical oncology including treatment of solid tumors, hematologic (blood) cancers and bone marrow transplantation. We also provide exceptional care for non-cancerous blood diseases, including bleeding and clotting disorders. Finally, our Palliative Care Service provides expert consultation in quality of life issues for all patients facing serious illness as well as end of life care.
Congratulations to our physicians who were voted Best Doctors 2014!
Ehab Atallah, MD
Kathryn Bylow, MD
John Charlson, MD
Yee Chung Cheng, MD
Christopher Chitambar, MD
William Drobyski, MD
Timothy Fenske, MD
Kenneth Friedman, MD
Parameswaran Hari, MD
Mary M. Horowitz, MD, MS
Paul Ritch, MD
Doug Rizzo, MD, MS
Roy Silverstein, MD
James P. Thomas, MD, PhD
Stuart Wong, MD
Best Doctors® and the star-in-cross logo are registered trademarks of Best Doctors, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
Third Annual Controversies in Hematologic Malignancies Symposium
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - Hilton Milwaukee Downtown
Register Here (This link will take you to the new registration form on the MCW Continuing & Professional Education website. If you have not previously created your EthosCE profile please click on the register button on the top right hand section of this website. Once you have registered, please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the "Begin" button to register for this symposium.)
Brochure and Agenda
3rd Annual Challenging Topics in Palliative Care: Beyond the Basics
Our speakers for this year are Holly Prigerson, PhD, speaking on the quality of life and care of patients near death. Mary McPherson, PharmD and Kathryn Walker Pharm D presenting Speed Dating: Pharmacotherapy at the End of Life. We will end the day with David E. Weissman, MD, will speak on what palliative care is likely to require of us in the future.
April 4, 2014 - Crowne Plaza Airport - Milwaukee
Register Here (this link will take you to the new registration form on the MCW Continuing & Professional Education web site )
Brochure & Agenda
Table Topics Form
Your Most Difficult Cases Form
In the News
Dr. Rizzo Notes that Oral Chemotherapy Drugs are Standard Practice Medications
In a Wisconsin Public Radio interview, Dr. Douglas Rizzo (Medicine – Hematology/Oncology) countered insurance company arguments that oral chemotherapy medications are “emerging” treatments that may not be effective. Dr. Rizzo noted that these are standard practice medications; some have been in use for over a decade.
Wisconsin Public Radio, November 14, 2013
Local Doctor Specializes in Rare Disease
TMJ4 interviewed Dr. Parameswaran Hari discussing Amyloidosis and how it is treated.
To view Dr. Hari's interview please click here
The Business Journal discusses a $1 million donation to Froedtert and the Medical College which opened The Nicholas Family Foundation Translational Research Unit which Dr. James Thomas discusses how the unit will help to expand and offer earlier clinical trials to cancer patients.
October 14, 2013
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses Dr. Joshua Field's tireless efforts at the sickle cell clinic.
July 28, 2013
Dr. James P. Thomas appeared on a Fox6 news story about a Milwaukee firefighter who has beaten the odds in fighting colon cancer.
May 22, 2013
MCW, Office of Public Affairs
May 16, 2013