From Today's TMJ4 — When Heather found out she had placenta percreta, a rare condition that threatened the lives of her and her fetus, she was referred to Froedtert & MCW Maternal Fetal Care Center where a multi-disciplined team led by high risk OB/Gynecologists Drs. Garrett Fitzgerald and Meredith Cruz provided world-class care.
From ACCC-Cancer.org — The inaugural episode of the ACCC CANCER BUZZ podcast focuses on why and how some cancer programs are working to provide 24-hour access to oncology-specific emergent care services. Learn how our Clinical Cancer Center on the Froedtert Hospital Campus improved symptom management, minimized treatment plan interruptions, and reduced emergency department visits while offering peace of mind to cancer patients.
From CBS 58 — For the past five years, an art therapy class at Froedtert Hospital has helped people with epilepsy find an outlet. Within the last few years, it's been renamed to honor one of its participants who passed away. His sister wants to continue keeping his memory alive by making sure the class continues.
From CBS 58 — This Father’s Day story is about a young woman, Natasha, who received the gift of life from her father Jorge. The pair work at the popular Milwaukee restaurant “Simple Café.” Natasha was so impressed with the nursing staff at Froedtert Hospital that she is going back to school to become a nurse. In the story, Ehab Saad, MD, explains the importance of living organ donation and how it impacts not only the recipient, but also those on the waiting list.
From WISN 12 — A local reporter who’s been a fixture on Ch. 12 news, is now making news himself by sharing his prostate cancer diagnosis with others to educate, inform and, hopefully, save lives. The story features Ken Jacobsohn, MD, urologist, and the Clinical Cancer Center.
From Fox 6 — A cancer diagnosis can change a life forever. Learning about what options you have for surgery is just one of the aspects of a diagnosis that may seem overwhelming. Dr. Amanda Kong, surgical oncologist with Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Network, explains why it’s important to talk to the right person and ask the right questions.
From Today's TMJ4 — Tom Carver, MD, trauma surgeon, and Kelly Jung, MD, trauma manager, explained how, as eastern Wisconsin’s only adult Level I Trauma Center, Froedtert Hospital drills and prepares for mass casualty events.
From Today’s TMJ4 — Chris Martin was only 39 when he suffered a stroke. Dr. John Lynch, neurointerventionalist at Froedtert Hospital, explains what happened to Chris, what treatment he received and how it differs at a comprehensive stroke center, and how others can recognize stroke symptoms.
From Fox 6 — Local artist Lawrence Murphy used a doctor's lab coat as a canvas to help him cope with his cancer diagnosis. It all started with a drawing by Peter Langenstroer, MD, Froedtert & MCW urologist. Murphy used the image as a basis for his self-proclaimed glorious, yet goofy, drawings to help him visualize his feelings after getting the scary diagnosis.
From WISN 12 — A rare medical emergency in 2015 changed Nicole Grehn's life forever. Now she cares for amputees in her work as a nurse at Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin.
St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a free skin cancer screening Wednesday, May 22, 6-8 p.m. at its Kraemer Cancer Center, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend.
From WUWM — Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, an enterprise epidemiologist with Froedtert & MCW health network, explained the characteristics that make the measles virus so contagious.
Ginger Knapp and Stephanie Luepnitz Recognized with SJH Excellence in Nursing and Support Personnel Awards
Ginger Knapp, Emergency Department RN from Hubertus, and Stephanie Luepnitz, lead Emergency Department technician from West Bend, have been awarded the 2019 St. Joseph’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing Award and Excellence in Nursing Support Personnel Award, respectively.
From CBS 58 — Accomplished dancer and a five-year breast cancer survivor Monica Isla brings the healing powers of ballet to others living with cancer, encouraging well-being through increased flexibility and decreased stress. Last week, Monica’s students, patients of the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center, took part in a private class with Milwaukee Ballet’s second company to promote whole-person healing with ballet. Following the class, the dancers performed in the Clinical Cancer Center lobby. Beautiful!