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Dr. Lawton Issues Statement on Increase of Self-Referrals to Urologist-Owned IMRT Facilities

A New England Journal of Medicine “Special Article” identifies a 19.2 percent increase from 2005 to 2010 in the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer patients by urologists who self-refer to their own in-office IMRT centers. Dr. Colleen Lawton (Radiation Oncology), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, issued a statement on behalf of the society saying, “No provider should allow their financial interest to influence treatment decisions.”

http://journals.lww.com/oncology-times/Fulltext/2013/11250/Study_Details_Rise_in_Urologists__Self_Referred.9.aspx

Oncology Times, November 25, 2013

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25% of Funds Raised by Komen Race Support National Breast Cancer Research Studies

Sept. 18 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports that 25 percent of the proceeds raised from the Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure on September 21 will support national breast cancer research studies at institutions like MCW and UW-Madison. Fox 6 Now

Lung Transplant Patients Honored at Ceremonies at Miller Park

Sept. 18 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiles two patients who received lung transplants at Froedtert Hospital. The Milwaukee Brewers and Froedtert honored the patients at ceremonies before the September 12 baseball game at Miller Park. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Scott Hawig as One of 150 Health System CFOs to Know

Sept. 18 - Becker’s Hospital Review named Scott Hawig, Senior Vice President for Finance for Froedtert Health, as one of 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know. Becker's Hospital Review

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