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 >>
Congratulations Dr. Jarzembowski and Dr. Schmainda
Jason Jarzembowski, MD, PhD, associate professor of pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and medical director of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, has been elected to serve as the Pathology Discipline Chair for the Children’s Oncology Group (COG).This is a five-year appointment that starts on March 1.
The Children’s Oncology Group (COG) is a National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trials group and is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research. The Pathology Discipline Chair is one of only eight discipline chairs in COG, and is responsible for overseeing central pathology review for COG trials, supporting pathology-based research efforts on pediatric cancer, and serving on the COG Executive Committee.
Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Schmainda, MCW professor of radiology and Cancer Center member, who was selected for induction into the elite American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
Dr. Schmainda was reviewed and elected by peers in the College of Fellows for the development of biologically relevant and clinically actionable MRI metrics of the vascular and invasive status of brain tumors.
The AIMBE College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. The most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs, comprise the College of Fellows.
Cancer Clinical Trials Portal
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