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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 Center Scientific Retreat

Making Connections, Leveraging Strengths: Partners in Translational Cancer Research

Friday, June 6, 2014 • 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM • American Serb Hall, 5101 W Oklahoma Avenue, Milwaukee 

The focus of this year’s retreat is on creating connections and partnerships that promote translational research. We are honored to welcome cancer biologist Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD as our keynote speaker.  The retreat is open to Cancer Center members, all MCW, Froedtert, BRI, CHW, VA and UWM faculty, clinicians, and staff and the general public.  All participants must register for the retreat, so we can have an accurate count of attendees for seating, food, and beverages. CLICK HERE to register now.

If you have any questions, please contact Anne Quimby Mathias at (414) 805-8258 or


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Cancer Center News

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Nationally renowned cancer disparities researcher Dr. Terrance Albrecht to speak on campus April 17

April 08 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center is hosting a special talk by Teri Albrecht, PhD, on Thursday, April 17, from 3-4 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Auditorium. Dr. Albrecht, who is Associate Center Director for Population Sciences and Leader of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, will give a presentation titled, Reducing Cancer Health Disparities through Community-Engaged Research.

Governor Walker signs Cancer Treatment Fairness Act at Clinical Cancer Center

April 07 - On Thursday, April 4, with more than 300 patients, advocates, and members of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin communities in attendance at the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center, Governor Scott Walker signed the Cancer Treatment Fairness Act, Senate Bill 300, into law.

Deadline extended to submit posters for the June 6 MCW Cancer Center scientific retreat

April 07 - The MCW Cancer Center 2014 Scientific Retreat will focus on creating connections and partnerships that promote translational research. Cancer biologist Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, is the keynote speaker for the event, which will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6, 2014, at American Serb Hall, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee.

Funding Opportunities, Winter 2014

1. Winter 2014 RFA, Cancer Center Seed Grants 

February 14, 2014 - Applications due to eBridge by 5:00 p.m. 

2. Population Sciences Research Program Seed Grants

Important Deadlines, Population Sciences Research Program Seed Grants

February 17, 2014 – Submit Letter Of Intent (Required) to Mike Anello, Research Grants Coordinator ( by 5:00 p.m. (Include the RFA Code in the subject line.)

March 3, 2014 – eBridge Deadline: Submit application in eBridge to the Grants & Contacts Office by 5:00 p.m.

March 10, 2014 – Email the Grants & Contracts Approval to Mike Anello ( by 5:00 p.m. (Include the RFA Code in the subject line.)

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact Mike Anello, Research Grants Coordinator (, 955-2802).

Download application form, budget templates, and eBridge Instructions


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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