American Family Children's Hospital

The Wisconsin Oncology Network (WON) was established in 1998. Starting with eight member sites across the state, it has since grown to 19 sites in Wisconsin, northern Illinois and western South Dakota. It is a collaborative research network that offers innovative treatment options to patients, with the advantage that patients can be treated in their home communities. To date, more than 1,200 patients have participated in WON clinical studies, leading to more than a dozen publications and scientific presentations.


Kari Wisinski, MD and Ryan Mattison, MD  

Who We Are


The Wisconsin Oncology Network, led by co-directors, Kari Wisinski, MD and Ryan Mattison, MD, is a regional network that allows community health centers to enroll patients in select cancer clinical trials that are open at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.  Non-UW sites account for nearly one third of accrual to UW clinical trials.


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Patient participation in cancer clinical trials is the engine that drives advances in cancer care.


Learn more about WON’s impact through the state and Midwest.


WON successes:

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WON Meetings


The Wisconsin Oncology Network meets semi-annually in Madison.  These meetings are open to WON sites, as well as pharmaceutical companies.


For more details, contact the WON affiliate coordinator, (608) 265-2867.