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Study looks at how socioeconomic disparities impact adherence to oral hormone therapy for breast cancer

Nov. 15 - Joan Neuner, MD, MPH, co-leader of the MCW Cancer Center Cancer Control and Outcomes program, was recently awarded a $2.23 million R01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to study “Socioeconomic Disparities in Adherence to Oral Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer.

Davante Adams, Dorsey Levens and Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network team up to raise awareness for prostate cancer

Nov. 3 - Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams and Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XXXI Champion Dorsey Levens, along with our Cancer Network, are teaming up for "Green, Gold & Growing" - a prostate cancer awareness initiative encouraging men to grown their facial hair during the month of November.

MCW Dream Team participates in annual Ridin’ to a Cure Motorcycle Rally

Oct. 3 - On Saturday, Sept. 24, a team from MCW participated in the 22nd annual “Ridin’ to a Cure,” sponsored by Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter. Proceeds from this event benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation, which supports breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Get Your Rear in Gear® Run/Walk on Oct. 8 to benefit colon cancer

Sept. 29 - The Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kids' Fun Run for colon cancer will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Wauwatosa.

Strikes for Sue bowling event on Oct. 16 to honor Sue Ristow, benefit MCW Cancer Center

Sept. 19 - “Strikes for Sue,” a new bowling fundraiser organized by friends and colleagues of Sue Ristow Zewiske, a beloved and long-time MCW employee who lost her battle with cancer in 2014, will take place Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Root River Center in Franklin.

Join Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd on Bradley Center court to ‘Shoot Down Cancer’

Sept. 15 - The Milwaukee Bucks and their community partners at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network are teaming up with the American Cancer Society to host a one-of-a-kind fundraising experience at the team’s inaugural “Shoot Down Cancer” event. Bucks fans of all ages are invited to join Head Coach Jason Kidd on the BMO Harris Bradley Center court on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 1-4 p.m. and show off their shooting skills while raising funds to support cancer research.

Chasing Chad to host Casino Night Gala to benefit brain tumor research at MCW

Sept. 13 - Chasing Chad is hosting its third annual Casino Night Gala on Friday, Sept. 30, to benefit brain tumor research at MCW. This fund raiser will feature casino games, music, a silent auction and raffle, hors d’oeuvres, a buffet dinner, and a special signature cocktail. Doors to the event, which will be held at SURG on Water in Milwaukee, will open at 6:30 p.m. Casino games will begin at 7 p.m. Cocktail attire is suggested.

Mesothelioma Awareness Day planned for Sept. 26

Sept. 12 - On Monday, Sept. 26, the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Regional Cancer Therapy Program is hosting a Mesothelioma Awareness Day event from 8 -11 a.m. in the Clinical Cancer Center Mezzanine – Level One

Bone Marrow Transplant Physician Gives Bella Hope for the Future

Sept. 9 - Nine-year-old Isabella (Bella) Rodriguez, once a vivacious and active older sister to Sophia and Lynae, was lethargic, weak and losing weight in the summer and fall of 2014. She was bruising easily and her body was covered in a rash of small pinpoint red marks, called petechiae.

Tickets to Brewers “Give Back Game” on Sept. 25 to benefit MACC Fund

Sept. 9 - Proceeds from tickets purchased for the Milwaukee Brewers Give Back Game on Sunday, Sept. 25, will be distributed to four charities in the Milwaukee area, including the MACC Fund, MCW’s largest donor. Tickets to the game can be obtained for a donation to one of the charities, and the more donations given in honor of the MACC Fund, the more proceeds the MACC Fund will receive. They even have a chance to win a $50,000 bonus from the Brewers if they generate the most donations.

Ridin’ to a Cure Motorcycle Rally to take place Sept. 23 & 24

Sept. 7 - Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter will hold the 22nd annual “Ridin’ to a Cure” on Sept. 23 and 24 in Oconomowoc. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation, which supports breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Cancer survivors to show their style at WBCS ‘Pinktacular’ luncheon Oct. 6

Sept. 6 - Men and women who have survived a breast cancer or prostate cancer diagnosis will be the models at the annual Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse “Pinktacular” Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Italian Community Center.

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