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WBCS Pinktacular Salute to Survivors Fashion Show and Luncheon to take place Oct. 5

Sept. 15 - The Pinktacular Salute to Survivors Fashion Show and Luncheon, hosted by WBCS, Inc., will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. MCW surgical oncologist Alonzo P. Walker, MD, will be presented the organization's Christy Foote Fighter Award for his research, patient care and long advocacy for breast cancer patients.

Preserving Fertility Before and After Cancer Treatment

Bridging oncology and reproductive medicine to help preserve fertility before and after cancer treatment.

Rock Cancer Music Festival on Aug. 19 to benefit cancer research at Froedtert & MCW

Aug. 17 - The 9th Rock Cancer, organized by the Spierings Cancer Foundation, will take place Saturday, Aug. 19, at Doyle Park in Little Chute.

Bringing innovation, discovery and hope to the care of pancreatic cancer patients

Aug. 15 - Atlanta-based John R. Couvillon was on top of the world in early 2014. But then he began feeling fullness and abdominal discomfort, and in March of 2014, was diagnosed with stage II (operable) pancreatic cancer. Couvillon's wife did online research into the disease and quickly found world-renowned pancreatic cancer surgeon Douglas Evans, MD, chair and the Donald C. Ausman Family Foundation Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Learn more about Couvillon’s cancer journey and participation in a clinical trial in the Summer 2017 issue of MCW Magazine.

Personalized Approach: Bringing Innovation, Discovery and Hope to the Care of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

MCW's multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer care team works to understand the basic biology of the disease to translate this knowledge into new treatments, diagnostic tools and a better outcome for patients.

Attention all motorcycle riders!

May 24 - You are invited to participate on a Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin team for the Have a Heart Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, June 10, to benefit the Cardiovascular Center (CVC). The team will gather in the MCW parking lot at 9:30 a.m. and ride together with CVC Board member Danny Muchin to the start line at Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson in Thiensville. All motorcycle brands are welcome!

Cancer Clinical Trials at MCW

MCW Cancer Center researchers, physicians and the Clinical Trials Office are actively engaged in cancer research and conducting clinical trials.

Change Agent: Alonzo Walker, MD

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

Change Agent: Mary Horowitz, MD '80, GME '89, MS '91

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

Clinical psychologist specializing in sexual dysfunction, disparities in prostate cancer to give talk on Dec. 14

Dec. 9 - On Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m., the MCW Cancer Center welcomes Christian J. Nelson, PhD, who will give a talk titled, “Helping Men Utilize Sexual Rehabilitation Following Prostate Cancer Surgery.” The talk will be held in HRC rooms H1210-1230-1250.

Clinical Trials: Translating Research to Benefit Patients

From the bench to the bedside, the Medical College of Wisconsin is a national leader in cancer and non-cancer clinical trials.

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.

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