MCW Cancer Center News
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Oncology and Cancer Research News
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May 21 - WBCS, Inc. is inviting individuals—men, women and young people—to contribute their time, talent, and financial gifts to help support its mission to advance early-stage breast cancer and prostate cancer research. An all-volunteer organization, WBCS has donated more than $4.75 million to breast cancer and prostate cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center and to support its endowed professorship of breast cancer research.
May 21 - Hope Springs Eternal: WBCS Racing for Research at MCW is a fun run and walk scheduled for Saturday, June 8, at Lake Park in Milwaukee. All proceeds from the event, now in its second year, go to WBCS, Inc., which supports breast cancer and prostate cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.
May 20 - The 21st annual J&B Hackerfest Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, July 13, at the Rivermoor Golf Club in Waterford, Wisconsin, with a shotgun start at noon. Proceeds from the event will support brain tumor research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.
May 16 - Mary Horowitz, MD, MS, Robert A. Uihlein, Jr. Chair in Hematologic Research, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Hematology and Oncology, was inducted into the Association of American Physicians (AAP) at the group’s annual meeting in Chicago.
May 16 - The 2013 WBCS, Inc. Showhouse for a Cure features a beautiful home on Newberry Boulevard in Milwaukee, named one of America’s “Great Streets” by the American Planning Association.
May 16 - The Bead&Button Show, the country’s largest consumer bead show, will be held in Milwaukee June 7-9. The show will feature the Bead Artists Against Breast Cancer silent and live auctions of beads, jewelry, books, and supplies, with one hundred percent of the funds raised donated to breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
May 15 - Raise a Glass to Hope, a preview party for the 2013 Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse, organized by WBCS, Inc., will be held Friday, May 31, 6 p.m., at 2228 E. Newberry Blvd., Milwaukee.
May 14 - The Triumph Fund is hosting a dinner to support the MCW Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office at the Wisconsin Club on Wednesday, June 26. Appetizers begin at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner featuring Wisconsin wines. James P. Thomas, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the MCW Clinical Trials Office and Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology), will share a presentation about the importance of clinical trials and discuss the clinical research being conducted at MCW.
May 7 - For the sixth consecutive year, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin will be joining with Fox 6 TV and the Milwaukee Brewers to sponsor free prostate screening tests on May 29 at Miller Park. Dr. William See explained the importance for men to be screened for prostate cancer. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - The 9th Annual Block Melanoma 5K Run and 3K Walk, organized by Ann’s Hope Foundation, will be held May 19 at the Milwaukee County Zoo. WauwatosaNOW
May 7 - In an interview with CBS/Channel 58, John Moulder, PhD, stresses that the scientific literature has found no connection between cell phone use and cancer. CBS 58
May 7 - Dr. Edit Olasz provides expert comment to NBC/Channel 4 on melanoma. WTMJ-TV