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MCW Cancer Center

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center is devoted to translating research into patient care. The MCW Cancer Center is an integrated partnership of cancer research scientists, physicians and clinical trial investigators and staff from the Medical Colledge of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center, and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin. The Cancer Center, as part of MCW, is the only Academic cancer center in Southeastern Wisconsin. Learn More >>

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2014 Cancer Biology Program Retreat


Saturday, August 16

Crowne Plaza, Wauwatosa

Please join us for the 2014 Cancer Biology program retreat on Saturday August 16th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. This collaborative event will feature scientific presentations, a poster session and group discussion.

Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to present a poster. If you plan to present a poster, please submit your poster abstract to Maureen Donovan ( by the end of the day on Friday, August 8th. 

All attendees must register so we have an accurate headcount for breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages. the registration page is located here. 

If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Donovan at or (414) 805-8288.

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Cancer Center News

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Woman Travels from Oklahoma to Contribute Stem Cells to Brother

July 22 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports on an Oklahoma woman who traveled to Milwaukee to donate stem cells to her brother, who is being treated for leukemia. Fox 6 Now

Golf Outing Supports Blood Cancer and Transplant Research

July 22 - The Drive for a Cure golf benefit, which supports MCW blood cancer and transplant research, was held July 14 the Westmoor Country Club. On Milwaukee

$2.6 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Study New Treatment Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer

Michael Dwinell, PhD and Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD received a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study new therapeutic approaches to treat pancreatic cancer. Wauwatosa Now

2014 Spring Seed Grant RFA


1. Kathy Duffey Fogarty Award for Breast Cancer Research - Translational Research Focus, $50,000 1-year award; 1 award planned

2. Award for Cancer Research Impacting Southeastern Wisconsin, $50,000 1-year award; 2 awards planned


July 10, 2014REQUIRED Letter of Intent (non-binding) must be sent to by 5:00pm.

July 21, 2014 – Submit your Funding Proposal in eBridge to the Grants & Contracts Office by 5:00pm.

July 28, 2014REQUIRED: Email the Grants & Contracts Approval to by 5:00 p.m. 

Click here for full details and application forms. 


Strength in Research and Patient Care

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center combines a broad range of basic and translational cancer research with a dedication to delivering world-class diagnosis and treatment.

The Wall Street Journal featured the new Froedtert & Medical College Cancer Center in an article dated August 20, 2008.  More >>
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