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!
From the Fond du Lac Reporter — Matthew Moore was just 43 years old when he suffered a stroke that could have proved fatal. Brian-Fred Fitzsimmons, interventional neurologist, explains Matthew's complex case and how the team at the comprehensive stroke center at Froedtert Hospital saved his life.
From CBS 58 — Dr. Adam King, a primary care doctor who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics at Froedert & MCW McKinley Health Center, provides much-needed answers about how you can determine if you are immunized against the measles.
The Well Wisher Gift Shop at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, will hold a spring open house for the community April 30 and May 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features door prizes, specialty food product samples, refreshments and "Super Sale Tables."
From Physics World — Christopher Schultz, MD, chair, Radiation Oncology Department, explained the important role the Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network is playing in the transformation of radiation therapy. Schultz and his team are one of the early adopters of Elekta’s Unity system, which combines high-field, 1.5 T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with a state-of-the-art linear accelerator. This new generation of image-guided radiotherapy systems makes it possible to visualize the target area during treatment and adapt the radiation dose in real time.