Skip to Content

Join Our UW
Health Community

 
Sign up to receive the latest from UW Health, including healthy recipes, wellness tips, updates on our research and inspirational patient stories.
 
 
Please leave this field empty
University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
September 2012

Know the Signs of Gynecologic Cancer

  Three women

All women are at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer. And, many symptoms may actually be mistaken for other conditions. Learn the signs and symptoms of common gynecologic cancers because early detection can save lives. Read more

 
 

Virtual Colonoscopy Screening Uncovers Life-Threatening Condition

  Charles Snowdon

Charles Snowdon scheduled his virtual colonoscopy as part of a routine screening for colon polyps. During the procedure, he was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition unrelated to colon polyps that most likely would not have been identified had he not undergone the test. Read more

 
 

Studies Suggest Virtual Colonoscopies Effective

  Computer screens

Recent research by UW Carbone Cancer Center member Dr. Perry Pickhardt suggests that CT colonography, commonly known as "virtual colonoscopy," is just as effective as traditional colonoscopies in detecting colon polyps. And, the availability of the procedure may actually encourage reluctant patients to undergo screening. Read more

 
 

Fall Symposium: Cancer and Aging

  seniors

As the U.S. population continues to age in increasing numbers, it will bring a new set of challenges, particularly in health care. The UW Carbone Cancer Center will examine the issue of cancer in older patients during the 11th Annual Fall Symposium, "Putting the Puzzle Together" on Oct. 19. Read more

 
 
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:

  • Sept 13: Carbone's Passion for Fashion, a special fashion show benefit for the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Sept. 16: Run with Wolfes Run/Walk benefiting brain cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Oct. 2: Sparkle of Hope Benefit for Gynecologic Cancer Research

View all upcoming events at uwhealth.org/cancerevents

 

 

Make a Donation


Help make a difference for cancer research.


Donate Now
   

Get Involved


Subscribe

Volunteer

Be a Fundraiser
Share Your Story

   

Connect With Others


Forward to a Friend
Join Us on Social Media


Stay Connected With Us on Facebook Stay Connected With Us on Twitter Stay Connected With Us on YouTube
Stay Connected With Us on Google+    
 
 
You have received this email because you have subscribed to UW Health e-Newsletters.
Unsubscribe
UW Health
 
Copyright ©2014 University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792
http://www.uwhealth.org