Director's Update, January 2013

In this issue: 2012 achievements, NCI-designation process, Cancer Center members in the news, Cancer Center Shared Resources, staff fundraising for Heart Walk and Susan G. Komen for the Cure


A Year of Growth

On behalf of the entire MCW Caner Center administrative staff, I wish you a very happy and healthy new year. 2012 was a year of great growth and change, and I want to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank MCW and Cancer Center leadership, members, staff and partners for their hard work and commitment to our mission.  READ MORE>>

Building an NCI-Designated Cancer Center, Andrea Brown

On September 5 and October 9 over 100 staff and faculty from MCW and Froedtert met to learn more about the MCW Cancer Center’s path to National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designation. Andrea Brown, MBA, the Associate Director of the MCW Cancer Center, gave two hour-long presentations to provide clarification and help dispel myths about NCI-designation, including what it is, what it is not, why it is important, what the process looks like...  READ MORE>>

 MCW Cancer Center Members in the News, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and when local media sought out stories on the latest developments in breast cancer research and treatment, they looked to MCW and the Cancer Center for expertise and leadership.  READ MORE>>


Cancer Canter Shared Resources: Biostatistical Consulting Service

The Biostatistical Consulting Service (BCS) provides services and expertise that are critical to successful cancer research at MCW.  The BCS is an essential resource for cancer investigators, the grant application and award process, and cancer research publication. The BCS is part of the College’s internationally renowned Division of Biostatistics under the leadership and direction of John Klein, PhD, one of the world’s foremost authorities on survivorship models and statistics.   READ MORE>>

Cancer Center Monthly Seminar Series, 2013

The MCW Cancer Center monthly seminar series hosts national leaders in cancer research.  The seminars are open to all MCW faculty and staff.   READ MORE>>


Cancer Center Staff Raises Funds for Heart Walk and Susan G. Komen for the Cure

The MCW Cancer Center administrative staff  worked together to raise over $530 for the 2012 AHA Heart Walk and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  Katie Glisch, administrative assistant at the MCW Cancer Center, suggested a lunchtime Baked Potato Bar fundraiser to support the MCW Cancer Center’s Heart Walk Team, “Hearts Cancer-Vive”...  READ MORE>>