There are few topics more challenging to talk about. But, one of the most important conversations we can ever have with our families starts with the question of - how do we want to live at the end of our life? Dr. James Cleary offers tips for helping to get the conversation started. Read more
August 7-10: Check your local PBS stations for the documentary, "Consider the Conversation," an intimate story about the American struggle with communication and preparation at the end-of-life. The film includes an interview with Dr. Cleary on this difficult subject.
When she turned 50, Roxanne Shain scheduled a routine colonoscopy. When it revealed colon cancer, a multidisciplinary team of physicians came together to find the best course of treatment. The result was that Roxanne's health was returning to normal just three weeks following surgery. Read more
There's still time to register. Make a difference in the fight against cancer by joining the UW Carbone Cancer Center in their inaugural "Walk Away From Cancer." Enjoy fun, festivities and food all for a good cause. Learn more | Register now
Can alternative therapies complement existing cancer treatments? How do the lifestyle choices you make influence your genetics? In advance of our tenth annual conference, we'll highlight a different therapy each month to help you learn more about the role of Integrative Medicine in cancer care. This month: Acupuncture. Read more
Jerry Wolfe's desire to honor his son's memory became a catalyst for helping to drive research toward better treatments and care. Learn how Jerry and his family are trying to make a difference for those whose lives are affected by brain cancer. Read more
Join the UW Carbone Cancer Center at these upcoming events: