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
- Skin Cancer Center
- Sarcoma Program
- Thoracic Cancer Program (Lung and Esophageal Cancers)
Exciting New Technology
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.
The Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network is a 2021 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® winner for patient experience, reaching the 95th percentile among Press Ganey clients nationally. This marks the fourth consecutive year the Cancer Network has been recognized with this honor. Our cancer patients continue to rate us highly: More than 93% say they would recommend us.
Together, We Are Strong
Follow our bloggers as they tell their stories of hope and determination through words and video.
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.
Patients from around the globe look to Froedtert Hospital for expert care.
We are here to help international patients arrange for their care at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis.
Cancer and the COVID-19 Vaccine
There is currently no data that suggests current or former cancer patients should avoid getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Cancer can weaken your immune system, so we recommend that most patients get the vaccine as soon as possible.
Virtual Visits Are Available
Safe and convenient virtual visits by video let you get the care you need via a mobile device, tablet or computer wherever you are. We’ll gather your medical records for you and get our experts’ input so we can offer treatment options without an in-person visit. To schedule a virtual visit, call 1-866-680-0505.
Cancer Clinical Trials
Providing you with the most up-to-date cancer treatment options.