Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network Partners with UWM App Brewery for Brain Cancer Patients
Milwaukee, Wis. — Designed and built in Milwaukee, the NIMBLE app is changing how doctors treat individuals who have cancer that has spread to the brain. Almost any type of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the brain. Historically, people with such brain tumors did not have an extended survival prognosis due to limited treatment options.
From Today's TMJ4 — Heather Stainback, mother of five, talks about the lifesaving journey she traveled while pregnant with her daughter Chloe. Meredith Cruz, MPH, MD; and Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, high-risk obstetrician/gynecologists with Froedtert & MCW Maternal Fetal Care Center and assistant professors at MCW, explain the benefits of offering complex care for women like Heather with high risk pregnancies.
From CBS 58 — Adam King, MD, internist at McKinley Health Center, breaks down why we’re seeing so much RSV and flu right now. Dr. King also appeared on spectrumnews1.com.
From CBS 58 — Logan survived a massive heart attack at the young age of 19. After 162 days at Froedtert Hospital, his care team wheeled him out the front door as he began the next step on his journey to recovery. Mitchell Saltzberg, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist, explained how Logan’s story highlights the importance of organ donation.
From Today's TMJ4 — Fibroids, or benign tumors on the uterus, are the leading cause of hysterectomies, but Froedtert & MCW doctors are leading the way on new research and less-invasive treatments.
From wuwm.com — Stuart Wong, MD, oncologist, talked with WUWM about how researchers use clinical trials to find new ways to treat cancer. More than 250 clinical cancer trials, covering at least 13 types of cancer, are underway at the Froedtert & MCW health network, the most in the state.
Sixteenth Street to Open New Clinic Focused on Behavioral Health for Milwaukee's South Side Community
Sixteenth Street and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division collaborate to increase access to behavioral health services with support from Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.
From BizTimes — The 2019 Health Care Heroes awards, presented by BizTimes Milwaukee, salute the accomplishments of people and organizations making a positive difference on the front lines of health care. This year recognized two members of the Froedtert & MCW team. Dr. Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD, is a psychologist who works with Froedtert Hospital trauma patients dealing with PTSD, stress, anxiety and is being honored for her leadership, commitment and care on behavioral health issues. Barb Burmeister, RN, is a BMT Oncology Nurse at Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center and is being honored for her exemplary performance on the job by patients, peers and physicians.
From Today's TMJ4 — What are most twenty-something young men doing? Not this! Zach and his brothers, along with their dad, demonstrate a love and strength that endures.
From Fox 6 — Caitlin Patten, MC, surgical oncologist with Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network; assistant professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, and her young patient are featured in this news story that drives home the importance of early detection and understanding risks of breast cancer.
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Terri deRoon-Cassini, MS, PhD, trauma psychologist, provides a unique look inside eastern Wisconsin’s only adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital in the second installment in this two-part series.
From Wisconsin Public Radio — Marc de Moya, MD, trauma surgeon, provides a unique look inside eastern Wisconsin’s only adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital in the first installment in this two-part series.