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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
January 2013

Cancer and Nutrition: What's the Connection?

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Are there specific foods or nutrition supplements that can prevent cancer or even cure it? While researchers continue to make new discoveries, there is currently no scientific evidence that one single food can protect against cancer. So why is it so important to eat a healthy diet? Read more


Looking to the Future of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Research


The black, white and shades-of-gray images that outline human tumors is something that oncologists see every day. But what the images don't show is whether the prescribed treatment will be the absolute best approach for each particular patient. However, that could change in the future. Read more


Blood Chromosome Differences are Linked to Pancreatic Cancer


A new study published by scientists at the UW Carbone Cancer Center and Mayo Clinic shows that there may be a new avenue to identify individuals with pancreatic cancer, or those at risk of developing the cancer in the future. Read more


Study Finds Opportunity for End-of-Life Discussions

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A study at the UW Carbone Cancer Center finds that there is an important opportunity for advanced-care planning conversations with hospitalized cancer patients in late stages of the disease. Read more

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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:

  • Feb. 22: UW Carbone Cancer Center Trivia Night with Andy North - a trivia competition benefitting research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Feb. 23: Curl Versus Cancer - Madison Curling Club's annual bonspiel to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • March 3: Bowlin' for Colons 2013 - 12th annual Bowlin' for Colons to benefit colon cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center

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