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

Ron Skoronski: Doubling the Impact of Lymphoma Research

  Forward Lymphoma: Ron Skoronski

Since its inception in 2008, more than $3 million has been raised to advance lymphoma research through the Forward Lymphoma fund at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Now Forward Lymphoma founder Ron Skoronski is challenging others to help make an even bigger difference for lymphoma research. Find out how you can help


Ryan Behling: An Emerging Leader

  Ryan Behling

Ryan first became involved with the UW Carbone Cancer Center through our annual Bowlin' for Colons event. Since then, his commitment to the Cancer Center has grown through his participation in the Emerging Leadership Board. Meet Ryan and learn why he's motivated to make a difference


Dr. Ticiana Leal: Lung Cancer Researcher

  Dr. Ticiana Leal

Dr. Ticiana Leal says her passion for treating lung cancer is fueled by the relationships she forms with patients. As a member of the Lung Cancer Disease-Oriented Working Group, Dr. Leal is investigating the use of immunotherapy to treat lung cancer. Learn more about Dr. Leal's research and how the working group is changing the future of those affected by lung cancer


"Effcansah": Fighting Cancer With a Word

  Henry and Dawn Whyte

As a Madison police officer, Henry Whyte's training has prepared him to deal with the worst. But there are experiences even Whyte has a difficult time discussing - like when he found out his wife Dawn had breast cancer. Now, they'e working to change the future through one word, "Effcansah." Meet the Whytes and find out how they were inspired to help Dr. Mark Burkard make a difference


Patricia Keely: Disrupting the "Cancer Highway"

  Patricia Keely

With her skilled lab team, Patricia Keely, PhD, is focusing on breast cancer metastases. The team identified "highways" of dense tissue that appear to guide tumor cells away from their original site and into the rest of the body. Now they're looking for ways to disrupt that traffic. Meet Dr. Keely through her video interview and discover her very personal connection to cancer research

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You can help make a difference for the patients and families at the UW Carbone Cancer Center by supporting us through the following events:

  • Nov. 14: Creating Hope Lung Cancer Awareness Evening. Free educational session about the advancements in lung cancer research.
  • Nov. 25: No Shave November. Fun happy hour celebrating prostate cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

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