Science & Technology
December 20, 2018

First Carbone Cancer Center patient receives experimental therapy to prevent infections during chemotherapy

Michael Toelle, superintendent of the Tomorrow River Schools, recently became the first patient at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center to be infused with an experimental cellular therapy designed to prevent infections in leukemia patients.

Science & Technology
December 12, 2018

Wisconsin researchers well-represented at international radiation oncology conference

The 60th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the world’s premier radiation oncology society, got underway this week in San Antonio, Texas, with a strong Wisconsin presence.

Honors & Awards
November 20, 2018

Breast cancer expert Kari Wisinski joins Big Ten research leadership

Kari Wisinski, MD, a breast cancer specialist with the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, has been named to the steering committee of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium.

Science & Technology
November 12, 2018

Mutations in key blood cell protein disrupt development, predispose to leukemia

When a key gene in blood cell development, GATA-2, is mutated, it causes a predisposition to the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and the changes in GATA-2 were believed to diminish its protein function.

Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly
Honors & Awards
November 5, 2018

Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly earns 2018 Carbone Young Investigator Award

Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly, MD, a surgical oncologist with the UW Carbone Cancer Center and Department of Surgery, has been awarded the 2018 Paul P. Carbone Young Investigator Award to study causes of and treatments for pancreatic cancer. He joined UW Carbone in 2017.

Honors & Awards
July 25, 2018

Evie Carchman awarded $500,000 grant to study anal cancer

While people infected with HIV are living longer due to better therapies, their weakened immune systems are linked to what is now a leading cause of death in the HIV population: cancer.

Cell under a microscope shows enlarged nuclei characteristic of cytomegalovirus
Science & Technology
July 3, 2018

Cell therapy is the future, and Wisconsin is the place, says Jacques Galipeau

Medicine is rapidly approaching a great advance that will augment or replace drugs with human cells for treating a range of intractable conditions, an expert in cell therapy told the Wisconsin Technology Council on June 26.

Honors & Awards
June 15, 2018

UW Carbone Cancer Center study to look for ways to personalize therapy in colorectal cancer

A five-year, $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will support UW Carbone Cancer Center physician-researcher Dusty Deming, MD, and colleagues in their pursuit of more effective treatments for colorectal-cancer patients.

Science & Technology
May 25, 2018

Researchers discover effective way to generate powerful blood cells for immunotherapy

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have found a potentially improved method for creating T cells to treat cancer and infections.

Health & Wellness
May 8, 2018

Wisconsin study seeks ‘extreme survivors’ of metastatic breast cancer

Some patients can live for years, and even decades, after breast cancer has spread to their bones and other tissues.

Science & Technology
April 16, 2018

UW Carbone scientists to present at annual cancer research conference

As cancer researchers from across the country descend on Chicago this week for the American Association of Cancer Research’s annual conference, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center faculty, staff and students are among them.

Science & Technology
April 3, 2018

Fewer mammography recalls associated with higher rates of breast cancers found between screenings

Calling fewer women back for more testing after a suspicious mammography finding is associated with higher rates of breast cancers found between screenings.