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

Meet Our Researchers: Caroline Alexander

  caroline alexander

If all tumor formation and growth were the same, then all treatments could be the same. Patient outcomes would be predictable and, in a perfect world, successful. But all tumors are not alike. But, the work of researchers like Dr. Caroline Alexander helps discover how tumor tissues behave and what therapies can be most effective. Meet Dr. Alexander and learn why understanding how tumors grow is the "holy grail" of cancer research. Meet Dr. Alexander in her video

 
 

Have You Met Dusty Deming?

  Dustin Deming

When Dusty Deming first worked in the oncology clinic during medical school, he learned how rewarding working with patients could be. But, over the last year, Dr. Deming has experienced cancer from a different perspective - as a patient himself. Learn how his experiences have influenced how he practices medicine, and what he hopes to accomplish through his research. Read Dr. Deming's Story

 
 

12th Annual Bowlin' Event Raises Funds for Colon Cancer Research

  Bowlin for Colons 2013

Were you at Bowlin' for Colons? Consider tagging your photo on the Cancer Center's Facebook page. The 12th annual event helped raise more than $57,000 for colon cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. View photos from the event

 
 

Trivia Night Challenges Contestants

  Trivia Night with Andy North

Question: What is Wisconsin's state soil? That type of question and more challenged the contestants during the first ever Trivia Night with Andy North. More than 36 teams competed for the title of Trivia Champs during this benefit to raise funds for the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Find the answer to the question and see the winners

 
 
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: Annual downtown Madison parade celebrating St. Patrick's Day with all proceeds benefiting the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
  • April 17: Rollin' Colon Exhibt: Free exhibit featuring a walk-through reproduction of the human colon.

View all upcoming events

 

 

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