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 2013!
Kathryn Bylow, MD
John Charlson, MD
Yee Chung Cheng, MD
William Drobyski, MD
Timothy Fenske, MD
Kenneth Friedman, MD
Parameswaran Hari, MD
Mary M. Horowitz, MD, MS
Paul Ritch, MD
Doug Rizzo, MD
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In the News
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
Christopher Chitambar, MD, professor of medicine (hematology/oncology), discusses the link between breast cancer and alcohol consumption in some women.
To view Dr. Chitambar's article please click here
WTMJ-TV, April 26, 2013
M Magazine Profiles Three Cancer Researchers
M Magazine profiles three MCW cancer research studies underway at Froedtert and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin: Dr. Stuart Wong’s (Medicine – Hematology/Oncology) research on drug therapies for advanced stage melanoma; Dr. Monica Thakar’s (Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology) research on natural killer white cells in the treatment of solid tumors; and Dr. Jill Gershan’s (Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology) research on the use of T cells in the treatment of multiple myeloma.