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Advancementsin Cancer Care

Cancer Newsletters

2020 Issues

Cancer Care News & Views, Winter 2020 [PDF]

  • Cancer Care Community Outreach During a Pandemic
  • Developing Partnerships to Reduce the Cost of Cancer Care
  • Stem Cell Transplant Program Advancements
  • Special Issue of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews Presents “Women and Cancer”
  • Oncology Integrative Medicine and Aurora Foundation Collaborate to Continue to Provide Integrative Therapies to Cancer Patients
  • Precision Medicine Study of Genetically Guided Treatments for Brain Tumors


  • Advocate Aurora Health Treats More Lung Cancer Patients in Wisconsin Than Any Other Health Care System
  • Lung Nodule Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center
  • Aurora Cancer Care's Nineteen Lung Cancer Alliance Certified Lung Cancer Screening Sites across Wisconsin
  • Cancer Nurse Navigation through Multidisciplinary Care
  • Highlights of the Thoracic Cancer Surgery Program
  • Advanced Treatment Options for Lung Cancers
  • Beyond Lung Cancer - Survivorship
  • Smoking Risks Beyond Lung Cancer

Cancer Care News & Views, Fall 2020 [PDF]

  • iPad Technology Increases and Improves Integrative Oncology Care
  • Research Institute Joins Long-Term Outcome Study of Patients with Both Cancer and COVID-19
  • Hereditary Cancer Prevention and Management Center Celebrates Five Year Anniversary
  • Dignicap Scalp Cooling Now Available
  • Community Outreach - Acts of Kindness from Community Partners
  • Matching Unrelated Donors for Life-Saving Bone Marrow Transplants

Cancer Care News & Views, Summer 2020 [PDF]

  • Heightened Safety Measures – Safe Care Promise
  • Advocate Aurora Health Joins COVID-19 & Cancer Consortium
  • Community Outreach: HPV Education Program Updates
  • Integrative Cancer Care: We’ve Got Your Back
  • Managing Your Financial Wellbeing
  • Advocate Aurora Providers Join the Fight for Air Climb
  • Aurora Cancer Care Introduces Video Visits
  • Celebrating Over 156,000 Cancer Survivors

Cancer Care News & Views, Spring 2020 [PDF]

  • Researchers Provide Evidence of Potential Treatment for Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer
  • Connecting Community Partnerships to Increase Cancer Screening Access
  • QOPI® Gives Aurora Cancer Care a Perfect Score!
  • Aurora Cancer Care’s Lead in Diversity and Inclusion Throughout Our Communities
  • Aurora Integrative Cancer Care: More Than Just a Pill

2019 Issues

Cancer Care News & Views, Winter 2019 [PDF]

  • Aurora, UW Collaboration to Improve Guidelines for Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Care Close to My Heart
  • Highlights of ASCO
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program – One of 28 Nationwide
  • Integrative Cancer Care Reiki Program Poster Presented at Society of Integrative Oncology International Conference
  • Top Five Reasons to Participate in Community Outreach

Cancer Care News & Views, Fall 2019 [PDF]

  • Aurora receives $10.2M NCORP grant
  • Community outreach teams with social work navigation
  • Autologous stem cell transplant survivorship celebration
  • Aurora Health only Wisconsin site to join study for common leukemia type
  • Reflections on art therapy

Cancer Care News & Views, Summer 2019 [PDF]

  • Lymphedema precautions update
  • Cancer treatment options often covered with off-label medications
  • Advocate Health Care oncology sites integrate with Aurora NCORP
  • Aurora Health Care receives Helen Bader Schoolof Social Welfare award
  • Connecting people to oral cancer screenings
  • Jamie Cairo, DNP, receives Kenosha News top nurses award

Cancer Care News & Views, Spring 2019 [PDF]

  • Tobacco-Free Initiatives in Milwaukee Communities
  • Aurora Cancer Care’s Nine Lung Cancer Screening Programs Earn Lung Cancer Alliance Certification
  • NCORP Updates
  • Aurora Health Care Recognized for Highest Quality by Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • Call Us First! Campaign Reduces Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations

2018 Issues

Cancer Care News & Views, December 2018 [PDF]

  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program Launch
  • Eddie Adds Players to his Team
  • Marija Bjegovich-Weidman Excellence in Oncology Award Recipients
  • Michael Thompson, MD, Named Advocacy Champion by the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Care News & Views, October 2018 [PDF]

  • 10th Anniversary of Pink Possible
  • Integrative Therapies Bring Cancer Care to the Next Level
  • Team Phoenix Completes Record Setting Season
  • Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening

Cancer Care News & Views, August 2018 [PDF]

  • Spotlight on the Spanish Cancer Clinic
  • Integrative medicine now available for surgical oncology patients
  • Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation gifts
  • Survivorship planning

Cancer Care News & Views, March 2018 [PDF]

  • Bringing HPV awareness to Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Welcome to new cancer care providers
  • Summer walks to support cancer care
  • National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Community Research Program update


2017 Issues

Cancer Care News & Views, December 2017 [PDF]

  • Precision Medicine, molecular profiling of a person’s tumor during treatment
  • Aurora treats more lung cancer than any other health care system in Wisconsin
  • Changing the face of cancer survivorship
  • Aurora Cancer Care receives 2017 ACCC Innovator Award


Cancer Care News & Views, October 2017 [PDF]

  • Cancer Knows No Borders — real stories of survival and hope
  • New clinical trial for cancer patients suffering from insomnia
  • Early detection, team approach provides reassurance to Aurora employee
  • Tackling cancer one Lombardi Walk at a time
  • The power of team phoenix


Cancer Care Connection, April 2017 [PDF]

  • Aurora Cancer Care performs new treatment for pancreas and liver cancer
  • New medication for advanced ovarian cancer
  • Herbals/supplements and your chemotherapy


2016 Issues

Cancer Care Connection, December 2016 [PDF]

  • Frequently asked questions about vaccines for cancer patients
  • New medications for bladder/non-small cell lung cancers and soft tissue sarcoma
  • Donors support new Southern Lakes Cancer Center
  • Aurora offers Spanish Cancer Clinic


Cancer Care Connection, October 2016 [PDF]

  • Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation donates $250,000 to support Aurora Cancer Care
  • New treatment options for people with kidney cancer


Cancer Care Connection, July 2016 [PDF]

  • How the Lombardi Walk/Run to Tackle Cancer brings families closer together
  • Aurora Cancer Care offers free educational courses
  • New cancer care experts


Cancer Care Connection, March 2016 [PDF]

  • Aurora Cancer Care’s Cancer Nurse Navigator program
  • Cancer support groups
  • Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium — 2016
  • Southeastern Wisconsin Oncology Nursing Society survivor event


Cancer Care Connection, January 2016 [PDF]

  • Aurora Integrative Medicine: enhancing cancer care
  • Warrior quilt empowers cancer patients
  • Harnessing the power of scent to combat effects of cancer and treatment
  • Expanded cancer services at new Aurora Health Center – Southern Lakes


2015 Issues

Cancer Care Connection, December 2015 [PDF]

  • Wheel & Sprocket helps Team Phoenix athletes — one bike at a time
  • 2015 Research Champion Award


Cancer Care Connection, October 2015 [PDF]

  • 885 thoracic surgical procedures performed in 2014
  • New research could lead to more treatment options for cancer patients
  • Cancer support groups


Cancer Care Connection, June 2015 [PDF]

  • How you can become a Partner in Cancer Care
  • How you may benefit from brain mapping
  • Team Phoenix is looking for you


Cancer Care Connection, April 2015 [PDF]

  • Aurora Cancer Care pharmacists: get to know your team
  • Multiple Myeloma research at Aurora Health Care
  • How you can help women who “fall through the cracks”
  • Aurora Cancer Care receives 8th annual Foley Cancer Center Innovator Award
  • How Integrative Medicine is giving new hope to cancer patients
  • Supporting others along their cancer journey


2014 Issues

Cancer Care Connection, September 2014 [PDF]

  • Aurora Health Care awarded $3.8 million grant to guide cancer patient to clinical trials
  • What cancer gave me: Janna’s story
  • Breast cancer heterogeneity
  • Frequently asked questions about lung cancer screenings
  • Clinical teaching at Aurora Cancer Care pharmacy
  • Affording the cost of your cancer treatment
  • Using technology to meet the patient where they are


Cancer Care Connection, Spring 2014 [PDF]

  • How palliative care can enhance your quality of life
  • New Aurora Health Care Center open in Kenosha
  • Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation provides $610,000 for local cancer care and research


2013 Issues

Cancer Care Connection, Winter 2013/2014 [PDF]

  • Aurora Health Care receives recognition from largest oncology society in the US
  • You’ve heard the words “you have cancer.” So now what?
  • Breast cancer recurrence rates
  • What are clinical trials
  • Special attention for special medical needs
  • Upright stereotactic breast biopsy unity
  • Business leader wants to make people’s lives better after autologous stem cell transplant


Cancer Care Connection, June 2013 [PDF]

  • Help tackle cancer with the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation
  • Aurora Specialty Pharmacy: better for you
  • Aurora massage therapists: touching the lives of people living with cancer


Cancer Care Connection, March 2013 [PDF]

  • Get to know your team
  • Ways to fight the common cold virus
  • Autologous bone marrow transplant program re-accreditation


2012 Issues

Cancer Care Connection, December 2012 [PDF]

  • How to navigate the holiday eating season during cancer treatment
  • 12 steps to managing holiday stress


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