Podcast Audio Interview: The natural chemopreventive agents of green and black tea
Ming You, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for cancer research, education and clinical care, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and the Joseph F. Heil Professor in Molecular Oncogenesis, discusses the cancer-preventing abilities of green and black tea.
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Recent legislative advocacy efforts by MCW faculty membersDec-03-2013
Dec. 03 - 2013 has been a busy year for everyone at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and the last month has been no exception for MCW’s Office of Government & Community Relations (GCR). The entire GCR team would like to take this opportunity to highlight the following MCW faculty members for their outstanding legislative advocacy efforts
Dr. Lawton Issues Statement on Increase of Self-Referrals to Urologist-Owned IMRT FacilitiesNov-26-2013
Nov 26 - 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. Oncology Times
Rare Rotationplasty Surgery Provides Child with New Knee JointNov-26-2013
Nov 26 - NBC-TV/Channel 4 reports on a rare rotationplasty procedure surgery performed by Dr. John C. Neilson with colleagues at Froedtert and Children’s. 620WTMJ News Radio
Dr. Shama Mirza contributes to Nobel Prize winning projectNov-26-2013
Nov. 26 - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to eliminate chemical weapons from the world. Shama Mirza, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry in the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center, was part of a team of scientists at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) in Hyderabad, India, that partners with the OPCW in these efforts.
Dr. Wilcox Successfully Treats Hemophilia in Dogs using Gene TherapyNov-26-2013
Nov 26 - The British Broadcast Company is among news organizations worldwide reporting on David Wilcox’s, PhD, successful treatment of hemophilia in dogs using gene therapy. BBC News
Gene Therapy Successfully Treats Hemophilia in DogsNov-20-2013
Nov 20 - Dogs with hemophilia, a bleeding disorder, were successfully treated by gene therapy. BBC
Benefit Concerts Support MCW Cancer CenterNov-20-2013
Nov 19 - Benefit concerts raises raising funds for the MCW Cancer Center. Fox 6 News
Dr. Kilari Discusses Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment OptionsNov-19-2013
Nov 19 - Dr. Deepak Kilari discusses prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment options on WTMJ-AM. WTMJ-AM
Dr. Rizzo Notes that Oral Chemotherapy Drugs are Standard Practice MedicationsNov-19-2013
Nov 19 - Dr. Douglas Rizzo countered insurance company arguments that oral chemotherapy medications are “emerging” treatments that may not be effective. Wisconsin Public Radio
Cancer patients back bill requiring insurance coverage for oral chemotherapyNov-15-2013
Nov 15 - Douglas Rizzo, MD, spoke in support of a bill in the Wisconsin legislature that would require insurance companies to cover oral chemotherapies in the same manner of traditional chemotherapies. Wisconsin Public Radio