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Learn how the UW Carbone Cancer Center is working to advance cancer research and care across Wisconsin and beyond.

 

5 Reasons Cancer Patients Should Quit Smoking

5 Reasons Cancer Patients Should Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking anytime is beneficial to your health, and that fact is especially true for cancer patients. "I think a lot of people who smoke and have cancer often think, 'Well, I already have cancer and there's nothing I can do about it,'" sa...
8/07/2017 | 5 Reasons Cancer Patients Should Quit Smoking

5 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

5 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

In the U.S., the statistics of tobacco use and smoking-related deaths is astounding: nearly one in five deaths are directly caused by smoking, and 15.1 percent of adults smoke. On average, a smoker lives 10-15 years less than a non-smoker.  ...
8/07/2017 | 5 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

Giving Back: Cancer Patient Committed to Future

Giving Back: Cancer Patient Committed to Future

Roy Meyer isn’t the kind of guy to despair over bad luck, although he certainly has reason.When he retired early from a career in the insurance business in Wausau, he and his wife Debbie moved to Madison, a city they learned to enjoy while visi...
8/07/2017 | Giving Back: Cancer Patient Committed to Future

Moving Toward Earlier Detection and Personalized Therapies in Ovarian Cancer

Moving Toward Earlier Detection and Personalized Therapies in Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer survival rates are slowly improving, but are still hampered by the fact that the cancer is often detected only when it is very advanced.“I think the best way to make a huge difference in ovarian cancer survival is to detect it ea...
8/07/2017 | Moving Toward Earlier Detection and Personalized Therapies in Ovarian Cancer

Teaching the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Teaching the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Vaccines against an infection work by training the immune system at the site of injection and then spreading those educated immune cells throughout the body.UW Carbone Cancer Center researcher Zachary Morris, MD, PhD, thinks that same immunotherapy c...
8/07/2017 | Teaching the Immune System to Fight Cancer

 

 

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