Science & Technology
January 6, 2020

UW–Madison inventors aim to replace old-style breast-surgery marker

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison innovators have invented a better way for surgeons to locate tumors during lumpectomies for breast cancer.

Health & Wellness
December 31, 2019

UW Carbone Cancer Center physicians: All cancer patients should be screened for Hepatitis C

All cancer patients should be screened for exposure to the Hepatitis C virus because cancer treatment can make an active viral infection worse, according to a statement published this month in the Journal of Oncology Practice.

Science & Technology
October 2, 2019

Biostatistics and medical informatics tapped for $11.8 million national coordinating center

A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and his team have been chosen to lead the nation’s coordinating center for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network (CP-CTNet).

Science & Technology
September 19, 2019

Cancer research conference focuses on targeted radionuclide therapy

University of Wisconsin-Madison is hosting a national conference on targeted radionuclide therapy (TRT), a promising new technology that combines cytotoxic radioisotopes with molecularly targeted agents to produce an anti-cancer therapy capable of treating local or systemic disease.

Science & Technology
July 29, 2019

Simultaneous infection by two viruses the key to studying rare lymphoma

New research has found that a rare blood cancer can be simulated in the lab only by simultaneously infecting white blood cells with two viruses typically found in the tumors.

dividing cells and chromosomes under a microscope
Science & Technology
July 8, 2019

Researchers probe cell division defects to gain insight into cancer

From bugs to plants to animals, for all living things to grow they must create more cells.

Health & Wellness
June 17, 2019

Study: risk-based breast cancer screenings lack predictive value

Starting breast-cancer screenings based on personal risk factors instead of age in women 40-49 years of age may significantly delay the detection of some early-stage breast cancers while also decreasing the number of false-positive mammograms and biopsies that reveal growths that are benign, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Health & Wellness
June 12, 2019

UW study provides potential treatment strategy for aggressive lymphoma

A research team at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center has found a new tumor-causing mechanism that contributes to the development of the most common form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Honors & Awards
May 10, 2019

13 Carbone Cancer Center researchers earn prestigious campus and national awards

Thirteen University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center researchers have earned prestigious campus honors. The awards were announced in early May.

Honors & Awards
April 9, 2019

Carbone Cancer Center members take new leadership roles

Four members of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center have been named to new leadership roles.

Science & Technology
March 25, 2019

Personalized in vitro model enables drug screening for kidney cancer

One way to treat the most common type of kidney cancer is to use antiangiogenic drugs to cut off the blood supply to the tumors, but patients respond differently to the drugs, and choosing the wrong one can make the cancer grow faster.

Honors & Awards
February 11, 2019

The Ride funds $365,000 in research at Carbone Cancer Center

On a beautiful September Sunday, hundreds of bicyclists pedaled the roads of eastern Dane County on The Ride to raise money for cancer research.