From Fox6 — Dr. Lubna Chaudhary, medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast cancer at Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center; and Assistant Professor at MCW, talks about the findings of a just-released study that looked at women with breast cancer and suggests chemo may no longer be necessary treatment for certain women with breast cancer.
From the Green Bay Press Gazette — A 45-year-old Appleton man facing an incurable cancer of the immune system joined a clinical trial testing an emerging cancer therapy. His doctors at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center saw it as his best option after exhausting all other available treatments. Six weeks later, his cancer was undetectable.
Robert Gibson, MD, an internal medicine physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital and West Bend resident, has been honored with the fifth annual Excellence in Medicine Award from St. Joseph’s Hospital.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — The Milwaukee Brewers' team medical director thanks his Froedtert & MCW "dream team" for getting him through a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
High quality care in an inviting, streamlined setting close to home when sudden medical needs arise. That’s the idea behind an innovative neighborhood hospital being introduced by the Froedtert & MCW health network to help ease capacity constraints at its existing hospitals.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Kathy’s House, a nonprofit hospital guest house near the Froedtert & MCW academic medical center campus, provides an affordable home away from home for out of town patients. Kathy’s House recently honored two of its founders with a special award recognizing their contributions.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network earns 2018 Safety Net Urban Health Partner of the Year Award
From Urban Milwaukee — The Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (WAFCC) recently awarded the health network the 2018 Safety Net Urban Health Partner of the year award for our commitment to underserved populations. Wisconsin Health News also covered this story.
From Today’s TMJ4 — After thinking she was just gaining weight, a Delavan woman was shocked to learn she had 30 pounds of tumors growing in her stomach from a rare type of appendix cancer. Her cancer team, led by Harveshp Mogal, MD, and the surgical oncology team, performed a hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) procedure, which administers heated chemotherapy to the abdomen. Now, six months later, the patient is cancer free and spreading the word about the outstanding care she received.
Kettle Country Kids 4H Club, which consists of about 20 members from the Farmington and Kewaskum area, recently donated 20 “boredom bags,” fleece blankets and stuffed animals to be given to St. Joseph’s Hospital pediatric patients.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network Earns 2018 Safety Net Urban Health Partner of the Year Award
The Froedtert & MCW health network has been named the 2018 Safety Net Urban Health Partner of the Year by the Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (WAFCC) for the health network’s commitment to the underserved populations in its service areas.
From before sunrise to after sunset, these doctors cared for Greendale, and Greendale cared for them
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Now News Group) — While the rest of Greendale slept, two of the community's doctors were up at 5 a.m. driving through the dark to see how their hospital patients were getting along. In the most recent years, the practice moved from its gas station beginnings next to the Greendale Village Hall to a new, far-larger building at 6220 W. Loomis Road, built for the practice by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.
Katie Kuhn and Hannah Streese Recognized with St. Joseph’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing and Support Personnel Award
Katie Kuhn, Birth Center RN, and Hannah Streese, Outpatient Care Center wound care technician, both of West Bend, are the recipients of the 2018 St. Joseph’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing Award and Excellence in Nursing Support Personnel Award, respectively.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Terri Alleman moved to Wisconsin from Casper, Wyoming, in August 2017 to receive treatment for a rare type of breast cancer. She wanted a physician at an academic medical center with experience. She’s undergone surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. She participated in a research study. Terri went home last weekend but will return for scheduled check ups.