UW Carbone Cancer Center
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53792
UW Carbone Cancer Center is part of the UW Health System, which is made up of the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The UW Health system provides access to over 1,100 primary and specialty care physicians who are leaders in their fields. UW Health offers dozens of adult and pediatric services from A-Z. These include: allergy, asthma and immunology, bariatric surgery, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, gastroenterology and hepatology, heart and vascular care, hematology, infectious disease, urology, radiology, surgery, cancer care, and thoracic surgery.
The UW Carbone Cancer Center or the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center is considered one of the nation’s leading innovators in cancer research and superior patient care. UW Carbone Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Wisconsin.
UW Carbone Cancer Center offers diagnosis and treatment mesothelioma and all other types of lung cancer all cancers from A-Z including (but not limited to): head and neck cancer Barrett’s esophagus, bladder cancer, brain and central nervous system tumors, breast cancer, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, hematologic diseases, kidney cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, liver cancer, melanoma, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, sarcoma, testicular cancer, thyroid cancer, uterine cancer, and vulvar cancer.
The list of treatments offered at UW Carbone Cancer Center is vast and varied. The list of treatment options offered totals around 50 in all and run the gamut from chemotherapy, lung surgery, head and neck surgery, and brachytherapy to advanced radiologic imaging, advanced neurosurgical techniques, mediastinoscopy, radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery, to name a few. UW Carbone Cancer Center also uses transrectal ultrasound, video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy (VATS), and whole brain radiation. UW Carbone Cancer Center offers between 200 and 250 clinical trials at any given time, with 700 patients participating each year.
The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics also houses the Thoracic Surgery Center. The Thoracic Surgery Center treats conditions such as benign-fibrous mesothelioma, malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, lung nodule, mediastinal tumors, esophageal cancer, emphysema, myasthensia gravis, primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary thromboembolic disease.
The Thoracic Surgery Center team of specialists treat these conditions using numerous treatment options and through various programs. These include lung transplant, lung volume reduction surgery, (LVRS), ETS, esophagectomy (minimally invasive), bronchoscopy, pulmonary thromdoendarterectomy, and robotic thymectomy.