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

Sleep Apnea Associated with Higher Mortality from Cancer

  Sleeping man

According to a new study, sleep-disorder breathing, commonly known as sleep apnea, is associated with an increased risk of cancer mortality. This is the first human study to link apnea with a higher rate of cancer mortality. Read more


The Psychology of Diagnosis and Survivorship

  Smiling Couple

Scientists have long looked at the links between the body and the mind. While there is some evidence that one can affect the other, UW Carbone Cancer Center researchers are looking for ways to use these links to improve cancer care and patient well-being. Read more


One Compound Detects and Treats Malignant Tumors

  Kuo and Weichert

More than a decade of laboratory research at the University of Wisconsin has proven that a single chemical compound may both detect and treat malignant tumors and certain cancer stem cells. Read more


"Andy North And Friends" Event Raises $1 Million for Cancer Research


The fourth annual Andy North and Friends event raised more than $1 million for the UW Carbone Cancer Center. North and a host of sports celebrities joined more than 650 individuals for dinner, and 160 for golf during the weekend. Read more and watch a slideshow from the event


Race for Research: Are You In?


Have you registered yet for the Race for Research? Join with hundreds of others for a fun-filled morning and help make a difference. You can walk in a 1- or 3-mile walk, or race in a timed run on the 5K course. All proceeds benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center.  Register now

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Upcoming Events

Learn ways to stay healthy, find support, or make a difference for the patients and families at the UW Carbone Cancer Center through the following events:

  • July 14: Windsor Area Garden Club Tour, annual garden tour to benefit lung cancer research
  • July 18: Roughing It In Style Tent Event, 5 percent of every purchase benefits breast cancer research
  • July 20: Tomorrow's Hope Walk Fest, a walk to raise funds for cancer research

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