UW Carbone Cancer Center: Updates from the UW Carbone Cancer Center

Discover our groundbreaking research, learn more about the latest innovations in cancer care, meet inspiring patients and learn how supporters are making a difference.


The latest news

Learn about groundbreaking research and the latest innovations in cancer care taking place at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

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Mother hugging her young child.
AdvancesA safe environment in a scary time
When it comes to a parent’s cancer diagnosis, telling a child in an age-appropriate manner is the most beneficial option for their emotional well-being.
Susan Skiles and Sandy Sabel
AdvancesMaintaining positivity and purpose
After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Susan Skiles went to UW Carbone for treatment on the recommendation from her mother in law, who was treated for breast cancer years earlier by Dr. Paul Carbone. Susan Skiles is now in remission and has become actively involved in the Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance.
Lemon family
AdvancesA legacy of love and friendship
In the 21 months before his death, Jim Lemon focused on enjoying the time he had left with his loved ones, especially Kate and their young son, Maxwell. A fundraising effort has been created in his honor, lovingly named “Lemon Brothers,” has grown to more than $1 million in donations for UW Carbone’s Innovation Fund.
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Advances from the UW Carbone Cancer Center

Learn more about innovations in cancer research, discover how the Cancer Center is changing cancer care across the state, find tips and insights on living with cancer and meet inpsiring patients each month with Advances from the UW Carbone Cancer Center.


Show your support

Show your support by attending an event that benefits patient care and cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

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September 12, 2022Garding Against Cancer Eau Claire
A Wisconsin Men's Basketball exhibition game between UW-Madison and UW-Eau Claire. All proceeds support Eau Claire-area groups.
September 29, 2022Sex After Cancer: A Candid Discussion
Join gynecologic oncologist Dr. Janelle Sobecki and physician assistant Lori Seabourne for a free, virtual community talk focused on sexual health after cancer.

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Our patients

Meet a few of our patients

Meet our patientsCarson's story
A sense of humor helped Carson through treatment for medulloblastoma
A female doctor and female patient sit together smiling
Our patientsClaudia's story
As a pancreatic cancer survivor, Claudia uses her second chance to help others.
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Our patientsRenee's story
After undergoing treatment for melanoma, Renee has dedicated herself to helping other survivors get back up after cancer knocks them down.


How you can make a difference

Advances in cancer research and patient care at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center are possible thanks to generous donations from caring community members. Your contributions enable our researchers to explore promising new ideas, purchase new cancer research technology, and develop better methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing cancer. Learn about the many ways you can make a difference

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