Creating personalized treatments for every cancer patient is the driving force behind all we do within our Cancer Network. Our cancer physicians have expertise in today’s advanced diagnostics and treatment options. And because they devote their time to caring for patients and researching specific cancers, they have quick access to the latest scientific advancements — sometimes before these new treatments are widely available.
“The best of both worlds” describes our academic medicine advantage. Our Cancer Network offers advanced care close to home — while assuring that you have access to the latest in precision cancer medicine from the only academic medical center in eastern Wisconsin.
Specialized Care for Your Type of Cancer
We offer specialized programs for every kind of cancer. Each program includes a complete team of physician experts who focus on a particular form of cancer or group of related cancers. This means you receive completely coordinated treatment and the most advanced care available. Learn more about our disease-specific cancer programs:
- Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
- Brain and Spine Tumor Program
- Breast Cancer Program
- Colorectal Cancer Program
- Endocrine Cancer Program
- Eye/Orbital Cancer Program
- Gynecologic Cancer Program
- Head and Neck Cancer Program
- Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Program
- Liver, Pancreas and Bile Duct Cancer Program
- Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program
- Rare Cancer and Precision Medicine Clinic
- Sarcoma Program
- Skin Cancer Center
- Stomach cancer, abdominal cancer
- Thoracic Cancer Program (Lung and Esophageal Cancers)
Exciting New Technology — Proton Therapy
Froedtert & MCW health network will partner with Legion Healthcare Partners to provide proton therapy for cancer patients. Proton therapy supports refined dosing strategies to increase effectiveness and decrease side effects. It is not currently available in Wisconsin.
“Proton therapy supports our ongoing commitment to developing and offering world-class, innovative cancer care to all of the patients in the diverse communities we serve,” said Christopher Schultz, MD, FACR, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Clinical Cancer Center on the Froedtert Hospital Campus.
Get a Second Opinion
Your first shot at treating cancer is your best shot. Second opinions provide you with the reassurance that your diagnosis is accurate and that you know all of the treatment options available. If you're concerned about your diagnosis or treatment plan, we're happy to review your records and outline options.
For the fifth year in a row, our Cancer Network has been recognized by Press Ganey for sustaining the highest standards in patient experience. As a 2022 Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award® winner, we scored in the 95th percentile in Press Ganey’s national database We are honored and grateful that more than 93% of our cancer patients say they would recommend us.
Hereditary Cancer Risk Clinic
You may be at higher risk for cancer if you or a family member has a genetic mutation. Our specialists are here to help you find out and develop a plan.
CAR T-Cell Therapy
CAR T-cell therapy super charges the immune system to fight certain types of cancer, like lymphoma.
The Cancer Report
Hear from patients who have overcome cancer, learn the latest from our nationally known cancer specialists and read about clinical research that leads to innovative treatments for our patients.
24-Hour Cancer Clinic
As a Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network patient, you have access to our 24-Hour Cancer Clinic, open seven days per week, for when you have immediate care needs at night or on the weekend — pain issues, nausea, vomiting or other treatment-related side effects.
Recognized as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report
Froedtert Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as high performing in three adult specialties and 16 procedures and conditions, including cancer.
Patients from around the globe look to Froedtert Hospital for expert care.
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