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The UW Carbone Cancer Center was unanimously awarded the top rating by the NCI after our most recent designation review

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Soon-to-graduate medical students at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) use a push pin to mark on a United States of America map the destination of their just-announced residency during the school's annual Match Day, held at the Health Sciences Learning Center

Providing cancer care to more than 31,000 people annually through prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship care

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Chosen as 1 of 5 institutions to lead a national consortium to conduct multiple phase I and II clinical trials of cancer chemopreventive agents

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The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

World-Class Cancer Care & Research

Our Mission

UW Carbone Cancer Center is committed to defeating cancer through rapid application of groundbreaking research, prevention, and treatment.

Our Vision

UW Carbone Cancer Center will be the driving force for research, prevention, and treatment initiatives critical to defeating cancer in Wisconsin and around the world.

Clinical Trials

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center’s greatest strength is its involvement in groundbreaking clinical trials or research studies conducted to answer specific scientific questions about new ways to prevent, diagnose, detect, and treat cancer.


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Our Networks

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The UW Carbone Cancer Center is a member of the NCCN, a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN and its member institutions are dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives.

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Established in 1973 as one of the first six university-based comprehensive cancer centers in the nation by the National Cancer Institute, the UW Carbone Cancer Center is Wisconsin’s only comprehensive cancer center.

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Our unique partnership between UW Health and the University of Wisconsin is about getting the right information to help create precise health approaches and care for patients.

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