As Super Bowl LIV airs Sunday, Feb. 2, Scout will appear alongside members of the school's faculty and staff who have been part of the 7-year-old golden retriever’s cancer treatment journey.
When clinicians at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine began caring for Scout in July 2019, they had no idea they would soon inspire, and appear in, a Super Bowl commercial. But they had a canine star on their hands, and a very appreciative client. Here is the finished ad.
The story of the care "Lucky Dog" Scout is receiving from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is told here by David MacNeil and the veterinary team. Video by UW–Madison.
Colleagues at the UW Carbone Cancer Center are leading efforts to better understand how chromosome segregation goes wrong and contributes to disease.
The Ride is a signature cycling event that premiered in September 2016, sending hundreds of riders across eastern Dane County to raise money for cancer research on the UW–Madison campus.
The unusual case of Margaret “Peg” Geisler has inspired an international search for “extreme survivors” of metastatic breast cancer. “They never teach you about patients like Peg in medical school," says UW Health oncologist Mark Burkard.