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UW Health March 19 Daily Update: Caring for Cancer Patients

March 19, 2020

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center continues to care for cancer patients by using telehealth technology, expanding screening, and extending in-home care options to address the unique challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Remembering Heidi Dvinge

September 26, 2019

On Sept. 20, Professor Heidi Dvinge passed away unexpectedly. Her colleagues describe her tragic loss as “devastating.”

Researchers probe cell division defects to gain insight into cancer

July 8, 2019

Colleagues at the UW Carbone Cancer Center are leading efforts to better understand how chromosome segregation goes wrong and contributes to disease.

The Ride gets research into gear

July 10, 2018

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.

Long-term cancer survivor beats odds, prompts study

April 3, 2018

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.

UW-Madison advisory board aids cancer treatment statewide

June 29, 2017

The Precision Medicine Molecular Tumor Board has a dual mission: consulting with oncologists statewide about targeted drugs to battle out-of-control cancers; and amassing data on what works and what does not.

Photo gallery: Andy North and friends have fun, raise $1 million for Carbone Cancer Center

June 6, 2017

Professional golfer Andy North and his friends raised more than $1 million for the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center at a dinner and golf tournament this week

Morgridge, UW researcher scores in cancer research ‘lightning round’

April 14, 2017

Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final product that often tops 250 pages. Melissa Skala’s experience was different: two people, 250 words, in 24 hours.

Protein’s flexibility helps its response to diverse pollutants

April 14, 2017

How some industrial pollutants or abnormal levels of cellular metabolites contribute to diverse human diseases is now more clearly understood, based on a new study from the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Immunotherapy team harnesses cellular systems to fight diseases

January 4, 2017

A dedicated army of UW–Madison researchers is perfecting how to use immunotherapy and searching for new ways to do so.