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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.

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In the News 


Governor Walker signs Cancer Treatment Fairness Act at Clinical Cancer Center

Office of Public Affairs, April 7, 2014


Mary Horowitz, MD, MS receives 2014 ASBMT Lifetime Achievement Award

By virtue of a unanimous decision from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) Executive Committee, Mary Horowitz, MD, MS, was presented with the 2014 ASBMT Lifetime Achievement Award during the ASBMT Awards and Business Meeting on Feb. 28, 2014. Dr. Horowitz is the Robert A. Uihlein, Jr. Chair in Hematologic Research, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Hematology and Oncology. She serves as Chief Scientific Director of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR).

The award recognizes her ongoing involvement and support of the BMT community, in particular, her past, current and future stewardship of the CIBMTR and the CTN (Clinical Trials Network). The award was presented by C. Fred LeMaistre, MD, President of the ASBMT.

College News, March 5, 2014


Cancer patient, family form Triumph Fund to help MCW expand cancer clinical trials

Dr. James Thomas, MD, PhD discusses how the Triumph Fund will help MCW in expanding the cancer clinical trials.

Office of Public Affairs, February 18, 2014


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


Nicholas gifts $1M for Froedtert-Medical College cancer research

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


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