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 College 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 >>

Research Retreat Keynote Presentation 

Rick Kittles, PhD

Associate Director of Cancer Disparities, University of Arizona Cancer Center Professor, Department of Surgery

“The Role of Genetic Ancestry in Health Disparities”

Friday, April 29th 2016 

8:00 – 9:15 AM, HRC 1210/30/50, Light Breakfast Provided

Space is Limited, must RSVP to Sharon Brown, 414.805.3158 or skbrown@mcw.edu

Dr. Kittles has a technical background in genetic epidemiological approaches and high throughput technologies to study the genetics of complex traits and risks for common diseases, with an emphasis on health disparities. He regularly collaborates with clinicians, epidemiologists, geneticists and community leaders to recruit apprehensive subjects from under-served and under-studied populations for genetic studies of complex traits and disease. Dr. Kittles also supports and facilitates multiple community based participatory research (CBPR) clinical investigations. You can view Dr. Kittles TEDTalk here, and download the event flyer here

Cancer Clinical Trials Portal

http://www.froedtert.com/research/clinical-trials/cancer

This portal is directly linked to our Clinical Trials Management System and therefore, uses live real-time data, providing patients and referring physicians with the most up-to-date information on over 130 cancer clinical trials available throughout the Froedtert & the Medical College Cancer Network, MCW and our affiliates. This patient-friendly portal allows users to browse trials by disease type, conduct keyword searches, or conduct advanced searches by disease type or study location. There is also a specific area highlighting early-phase trials.

Read more about the MCW Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office

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