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Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
September 2013

Humor as Medicine

  Mother and Daughter

In his practice as a physician at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, Dr. Stephen Rose knows that humor can be an effective way to engage patients. Now, he has begun to study how it helps with patients who have recurrent ovarian cancer. Learn what the study found and when humor is most appropriate


Dr. Howard Bailey's New Role

  Dr. Howard Bailey

After serving 12 years as the director of the UW Carbone Cancer Center, Dr. George Wilding is stepping down in order to refocus on his academic activities. Dr. Howard Bailey, medical oncologist, will be assuming the role of interim director. Learn more about Dr. Bailey and the legacy of Dr. Wilding


Funk Out Cancer: Oct. 19

  Funk Out Cancer

Funk Out Cancer is back! Join local-favorite Phat Phunktion for an evening of great music at the Barrymore. All proceeds from the evening support GI cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Learn about the inspiration behind the event in this video


Raffle a Ride: Win a New Car

  Chevy Equinox

This fall you could be riding in a new Chevy Equinox courtesy of Don Larson. Purchase tickets for your chance to win a 2-year lease and support research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Find out where you can buy tickets


Madison Part of "Globe-athon" for Gynecologic Cancers

  Group of people

On Sunday, Sept. 29, Wisconsin women will walk with women in Finland, South Africa and more than 80 countries to raise awareness about gynecologic cancers. Find out how you can participate

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:

  • Sept. 27: From Munich to Madison. A beer and wine tasting to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
  • Oct. 3: Sparkle of Hope Benefit for Gynecologic Cancer. Unique event to raise funds for gynecologic cancer research.
  • Oct. 16: Yoga in the Park for BRA Day. Join UW Health physicians and staff for a morning of yoga to celebrate Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.

View all upcoming events



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