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

Top 5 Benefits of Acupuncture

  Older patient

Acupuncture may help many acute and chronic illnesses. It can also help relieve the side effects of chemo, alleviate pain and assist in relieving stress for patients at all stages of their cancer journey. Learn the top 5 benefits of acupuncture for cancer patients. Read more


Genomics Initiative: Studying DNA For Cancer Clues


The UW Carbone Cancer Center is proud to announce the creation of a Cancer Genomics initiative. With the help of a generous donation, the program will focus on identification of common cancer-causing gene mutations. Read more


Breast Stem Cell Findings: Teamwork Among Receptors and New Pathways

  Pipette Bottom

Breast cancer researchers at the UW Carbone Cancer Center have found that two related receptors in a robust signaling pathway must work together as a team to maintain normal activity in mammary stem cells. Read more


Carbone's Race for Research Crosses the Finish Line

  Race for Research

Carbone's Race for Research helped raise more than $67,000 in support of research at the Cancer Center. The nearly 600 participants helped make a significant difference for cancer research. Read more


Cancer Survivors on the Catwalk: Carbone's Passion for Fashion

  Donna Hellenbrand

Cancer can be described as anything but glamorous. This Sept. 13, however, survivors will let their style take center stage in a fashion show to raise money for the UW Carbone Cancer Center, including Donna Hellenbrand (pictured right). Read more | Purchase your tickets

Donnas Dish of the Month Promo   Activity Avenue Promo

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:

  • Aug 25: Rock for a Good Cause, a special benefit for the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Sept. 7: Jewel of an Evening, a program to raise awareness of gynecologic cancers
  • Sept.16 : Run with Wolfes Run/Walk, a 5K run/walk to raise funds for brain cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center

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