Through innovation and scientific collaboration, our scientists are accelerating research breakthroughs to improve the lives of patients in our community.
As a cancer clinical trial leader in Wisconsin, the MCW Cancer Center is dedicated to ensuring patients across our community have access to the latest clinical trials and care offerings.
Our cancer research programs are led by scientists whose interests are interrelated and focused on uncovering new approaches for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer.
Facts and Figures
The MCW Cancer Center is a leader in cancer research, discoveries and care.
Improving Life After Breast Cancer for Black and African American Women
Black and African American women are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular complications after breast cancer. A new study is taking action to improve survivorship.
Combination of Chemotherapy and CAR-T Therapy Helps Leukemia Patients Achieve Remission
MCW cancer investigators discovered that chemotherapy coupled with CAR-T infusion helped patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia achieve another remission, opening the door to promising new therapies.
How Diet Aids in the Prevention of Cancer
La importancia de una dieta sana en la prevención de cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Providing access to healthy, essential foods through community programs and organizations is key to reducing the cancer burden in our community.
Inclusion is Key to Unlocking New Therapies
MCW Cancer Center investigators are spearheading first-of-its-kind research to identify life-saving treatments for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in children with Down Syndrome. As cancer treatments become more and more individualized, the team’s findings highlight the importance of inclusion in clinical trials.
Training Program Aims to Mitigate Regional Cancer Disparities
In partnership with the American Cancer Society and local colleges and universities, a Diversity in Cancer Research program aims to help underrepresented students launch successful cancer research careers with the potential to make a life-saving impact in their community.