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Don't Miss Dr. Otis Brawley

Thursday, November 6, 2014 

8:30 AM, Kerrigan Auditorium

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Otis Brawley, the Medical and Scientific Director of the American Cancer Society to MCW on Thursday, November 6th

He will give a talk titled Cancer Disparities in the 21st Century at 8:30AM in the Kerrigan Auditorium.  Please make every effort to attend this exciting talk by one of the leading experts on cancer disparities and risk factor reduction.  You can view Dr. Brawley’s TEDMED talk here.

An acknowledged global expert in the field of health disparities research, Dr. Brawley is a key leader in the American Cancer Society’s work to eliminate disparities in access to quality cancer care. He co-chaired the U.S. Surgeon General’s Task Force on Cancer Health Disparities, and filled a variety of capacities at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), most recently serving as assistant director.

Dr. Brawley is also the keynote speaker at a cocktail fundraiser that evening in the Alumni Center to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network and their efforts to increase federal funding for cancer research. You can click here to purchase tickets and register for the evening fundraising event, titled Cancer Research Investments in Wisconsin: Creating Jobs, Reducing Disparities, and Saving Lives.

 

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Breast Cancer featured on Discovery Radio

Oct. 29 - Cathy Buck, president of Froedtert Hospital, was interviewed and is featured in the October edition of Discovery Radio, a production of the CTSI. CTSI

Surviving pancreatic cancer

Oct. 27- WTMJ-TV aired a special report about Froedtert & MCW’s pancreatic cancer program, focused on treatments, trials and new grants awarded to MCW researchers to explore therapeutic agents for pancreatic cancer. Paul Ritch, MD was interviewed for the piece, which focused on a patient who has successfully completed treatment. TMJ4

Packer helps spread word about “Movember”

Oct. 27 - Green Bay Packers player John Kuhn is partnering with Froedtert & the Medical College to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Both Kuhn and Peter Langenstroer, MD (urology), had their facial hair shaved publicly to kick off “Movember.” WISN, Fox 6 Now, CBS 58, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, On Milwaukee

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 >>

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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