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University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Advances - From the UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
March 2014

Do You Heart Your Colon?

  Heart Your Colon

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and we'd like to remind you why it's so important to heart your colon. Learn the 5 reasons why a healthy colon is essential to your health and how you can keep it healthy. And, while you're at it, share the love with family and friends and send them an e-card explaining why colon health is the secret to happiness. Learn the many ways you can Heart Your Colon and check out our infographic


Kelly Cotter: Continuing the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

  Kelly Cotter

Twenty-five years ago, Kelly was an energetic, athletic sixth grader. While a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia turned her life upside down, she has spent a lifetime making a significant difference for others faced with childhood cancer. Meet Kelly and learn how her childhood wish has come true


Solving the Cancer Puzzle: Alan Rapraeger, PhD

  Dr. Alan Rapraeger

How cancer manifests itself in the body - what actually starts the process and what can be done to stop it - is an unsolved puzzle. And tackling puzzles is something researcher Alan Rapraeger loves doing. Rapraeger and his team of scientists seek to solve the cancer puzzle one piece at a time. Meet Dr. Rapraeger and learn how his research may help create new therapies


Sneak Peek Inside the Second Tower of WIMR


The second tower of the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, or WIMR, is nearing completion. The facility represents a new way of doing science by encouraging collaboration among scientists from diverse disciplines. Scientists from the McArdle Laboratory will be among those moving into the second tower. Take a sneak peek of the new facility

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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:

  • April 25: Free Oral Head and Neck Cancer Screening. Free screening hosted by the UW Carbone Cancer Center and UW Health Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) experts.
  • May 17: Second Annual Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle. 5K run/walk to raise funds for research at the UW Cabone Cancer Center.

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