Ridin' for Research: MCW Cancer Center

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Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center



Cancer touches everyone in our community, and for many, the impact is devastating.  Research cures cancer, and cancer is the top strategic priority of the Medical College of Wisconsin. 

The mission of the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center is to uncover the causes of cancer through scientific research and to translate this knowledge into effective treatment of cancer patients.  MCW Cancer Center researchers are dedicated to reducing the cancer burden through innovative research into its causes, prevention, early detection and treatment.  They do this by integrating basic science, translational and clinical research with patient care and professional and community education, with an emphasis on reaching underserved populations. 

 

The MCW Cancer Center is a network of cancer experts, scientists, clinicians, research programs, equipment, facilities, and resources – an overarching organization that connects all cancer-related activities and represents the collective cancer effort at the Medical College of Wisconsin. 

The Cancer Center is the virtual hub of cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, providing leadership, knowledge, support and resources to cancer scientists and clinicians. 

 

This integrated partnership is comprised of cancer research scientists and physicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert HospitalChildren’s Hospital of WisconsinClement Zablocki VA Medical Center, and the Blood Center of Wisconsin. The Cancer Center is comprised of more than 200 physicians and scientists and is the only academic cancer center in Wisconsin’s most populous region. They support this unique population of more than 2.3 million people, many of whom are under served. 

 

The MCW Cancer Center is the only center of its type in Southeastern Wisconsin.  The research being conducted today is making a difference in the lives of cancer patients, now, and in the future.  The MCW Cancer Center is devoted to translating research into patient care and into the community. 


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