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Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
May 2013

Researchers May Have Found a New Drug for Lymphoma

  Patient and doctor

A UW Carbone Cancer Center researcher and physician says a break-out treatment may have been discovered for some forms of lymphoma. After more than a decade of research, a drug has had some exciting and dramatic results. Read about Dr. Brad Kahl's research and findings


Shave to Save: Going Bald for a Good Cause

  Shave to Save

When the idea was first suggested for individuals to get their heads shaved in support of cancer research and pediatric patient care, there were skeptics. But any doubts were soon quelled by the overwhelming response that followed. In a public ceremony on May 3, more than 50 individuals had their heads shaved to honor friends, family and even patients who have been affected by cancer. Find out what motivated participants


Spotlight: Meet Kris McDonald

  Kris McDonald

As a bone marrow transplant research coordinator at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, Kris McDonald works at the hub of research and treatment. Meet Kris and learn about her work collaborating with hospitals and research organizations around the globe, and her recent recognition as "Coordinator of the Year." Meet Kris through this Q&A


Win a Chance for a Summer Drive


This summer you could be driving a red convertible Mustang. The UW Carbone Cancer Center is raffling off a three-month lease on a red Ford Mustang, courtesy of Bergstrom Automotive. Learn how you can get your ticket to win


A Different Slice: Food for a Cause

  Tory Miller

Whether you consider yourself a "Foodie," or just enjoy a delicious meal, A Different Slice on June 3 highlights the best of Wisconsin food. James Beard Award winning chef Tory Miller prepares a memorable meal from fresh, local produce and shares his secrets for success in the kitchen. Proceeds from the event benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Find out how you can get a seat at the table

Recipes for a Healthier You Promo   Activity Avenue Promo

More 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:

  • May 11: Pedaling for Pancreas Cancer. Join the UW Carbone Cancer Center for a 10-mile bike ride to support pancreatic cancer research.
  • May 18: Concert for a Cure for Cancer. Special concert to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
  • May 25: Pinko de Mayo with Jefferson Middle School. Get a team together and bowl to support the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

View all upcoming events



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