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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

Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer

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.

Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS, named first Armand J. Quick/William F. Stapp Professor in Hematology

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

November 28, 2012

Hematology and Oncology Physicians make U.S News Top Doctors List

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

July 19, 2012

Timothy Fenske, MD, associate professor, discusses stem cell success for various leukemias

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

July 18, 2012

Joshua Field, MD, assistant professor, awarded $486,000 grant to study treatment for sickle cell disease

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

December 22, 2011

MCW blood, marrow transplant programs achieve continuous international accreditation for 10 years

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

November 1, 2011

Opinion Editorial on Oral Chemotherapy

by Parameswaran Hari, MD

JSOnline, September 27, 2011

Medical College Receives $45 Million Grant

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

August 19, 2011

New Details of GVHD Research

New study indicates bone marrow reduces risk of graft-versus-host disease compared to peripheral blood stem cells

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

December 13, 2011

Froedtert's sickle cell clinic helps patients with painful disease

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses Dr. Joshua Field's tireless efforts at the sickle cell clinic.

July 28, 2013

Milwaukee Firefighter Fights and Beats Stage 4 Colon Cancer

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

Dr. Mary Horowitz inducted into Association of American Physicians

MCW, Office of Public Affairs

May 16, 2013

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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