Cancer Center

Get Involved and Support the MCW Cancer Center

Research Cures Cancer

Your donation supports MCW investigators and clinicians and their innovative research in the causes, prevention, yearly detection and treatment of cancer.

Private donations are particularly important to the development of novel ideas and projects, new investigators, and to the future of cancer research.

Gifts to the Cancer Center are used to award seed grants that provide investigators with the initial support they need to further their science, collect data, publish, and secure peer-reviewed funding and help us attract the best and brightest cancer-focused faculty.

Upcoming Events


April 6, 2019: Joe Fedorczak Blue & White Memorial Charity Gala at Sharon B. Wilson Center


May 19. 2019: Ann’s Hope Foundation 15th Annual Block Melanoma 5K Run, 3K Walk at Milwaukee County Zoo

May 31. 2019: WBCS Preview Party at The Avenue (formerly Grand Avenue Mall)

2019 Cancer Crush

Help science crush cancer – by stepping out in a fresh new way. Join us for the second annual Cancer Crush, a progressive run/walk/bike summer-long challenge to benefit cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in partnership with Froedtert Hospital.  The challenge will begin sometime in June and culminates with a one- or five-mile group run/walk on September 28, 2019 on the MCW campus. More information to come soon.  

RENEWAL (Research Exploring New Amyloidosis Learning) is an initiative that was developed to create awareness about amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when abnormal proteins called amyloid build up in the body.

Events Contact Information

Peggy LeBrun
Director of Volunteer and Event Fundraising
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

(414) 955-4503 |