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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
March 2012

Because Screening Saves Lives

  Colon Rap Click to Play

In a rap that debuted last year, Dr. Sam Lubner entertains and educates as he breaks down the importance of colon cancer screening in this music video. In honor of colon cancer awareness, we're bringing it back to remind you what a difference screening makes (and you may even find yourself singing along). Watch the video

 
 

A Strike Against Cancer: Bowlin' for Colons

  Bowlin for Colons 2012

On March 4, more than 1,000 bowlers raised $30,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center through the annual Bowlin' for Colons event. Check out the album on Facebook and if you were there, be sure to tag yourself. View photos on Facebook

 
 

Learn How to Make a Difference in Pancreatic Cancer Research

  Diverse Group

Join us on March 22 to learn how you can make a difference through the Pancreatic Cancer Task Force. Whether you're a cancer patient, survivor, family member, or interested in supporting the effort, find out how you can help. Learn more

 
 

5 Myths About Colonoscopies

  Doctor and Patient

Nobody actually wants to have a colonoscopy, but it truly can save your life. If you're between the ages of 50 and 75, or have a family history of colon cancer, then a colonoscopy should be in your near future. If you've been avoiding having one, learn the reality behind five common myths about the procedure. Learn more

 
 

Vote to Bring Cancer Support to Your Community

  Holding hands

The Palliative Care Program at UW Health is in the running to receive grant funding and technical support from LIVESTRONG to apply for Certification for Advanced Palliative Care from the Joint Commission. And your vote counts. Vote today on the LIVESTRONG website and help determine where the community impact resources will go. Vote today at LIVESTRONG

 
 

The Dragons Are Coming

  Dragonboat

The 2012 Capital Lakes DragonFest is Saturday, June 23. You can be a part of the action by joining the UW Carbone Cancer Center's team and paddle alongside our doctors, nurses and research staff. It's a great day for enjoying a unique sport. Learn more

 
 
Donnas Dish of the Month Promo   Activity Avenue Promo
 
 

Upcoming Events

You can help make a difference for the patients and families at the UW Carbone Cancer Center by supporting us through the following events:

  • March 17: St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • March 24: Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference

View all upcoming events at uwhealth.org/cancerevents

 

 

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