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Supporting Childhood Cancer Research and Patient Care at the University of Wisconsin

At UW Carbone Cancer Center and American Family Children's Hospital, our vision for the future of childhood cancer is to not only save every cancer patient, but to eliminate the risks that come with traditional cancer treatments. Simply put, we believe we can turn cancer from a life-threatening disease into a treatable and manageable one. Help us change the future for kids and families fighting childhood cancer.

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center; information for patients; Madison, Wisconsin

Why Give?
Help Us Cure Kids' Cancer

The possibilities for research and treatment are limitless - and with your help, we can break through to the next generation of cancer treatment for kids.

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University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center; information for referring doctors; Madison, Wisconsin

Pioneering Research
Immunotherapy 101

Did you know the human immune system is capable of identifying, targeting and killing cancer cells? At UW, we're working to boost those cancer-killing capabilities.

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  University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center researchers; Madison, Wisconsin

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Fight Kids' Cancer

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Meet Josie; UW's Campaign to End Childhood Cancer; Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

Meet Josie

 

Josie's difficult journey with neuroblastoma ended when she passed away from her disease on October 22, 2017. She knew that life was precious, fighting hard as long as she could, filling every day with life until the very end. Here is a glimpse of Josie's journey.

 

Read Josie's Story

Jakob and Channing; childhood cancer survivors; UW's Campaign to End Childhood Cancer; Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

Meet Jakob and Channing

 

No parent should have to hear the words "your child has cancer." Imagine hearing that phrase uttered for two of your children, just years apart.

 

Watch Jakob and Channing's Story

Jillian Peters; childhood cancer survivor; UW's Campaign to End Childhood Cancer; Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

Meet Jillian

 

When Jillian was 4 years old, doctors discovered the scary reason why her belly was distended – Jillian was harboring an 8-pound Wilms' tumor, about a quarter of her 36-pound body weight.

 

Read Jillian's Story

 

Meet More Kids Fighting Cancer

About University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center; Madison, Wisconsin

 

About American Family Children's Hospital; Madison, Wisconsin

 

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CAR T-cell Therapy for Kids with Relapsed Leukemia, American Family Children's Hospital; Madison, Wisconsin