Stand Up To Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer

On Friday, September 9th at 7:00 PM FOX 25/48 will be airing Stand Up To Cancer's fifth biennial telecast, raising money for collaborative cancer research. Join Fox 25/48 and Dr. Alisa Johnson of Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien in standing up to cancer! Read more about Dr. Johnson below. 

About Stand Up To Cancer

More than 1,100 scientists have been involved in SU2C-supported research, based at more than 131 leading institutions around the world. They have reported publication of more than 534 articles in peer-reviewed journals and have forged 141 collaborations with 67 pharmaceutical, biotech and diagnostic companies, and other industry partners. More than 160 clinical trials associated with SU2C-funded research have been planned, launched, or completed, in which more than 8,000 patients have participatedStand Up To Cancer supports cutting edge cancer research by early-career scientists whose high risk, high-reward ideas have great potential to impact patient care. To date, 26 young investigators have been funded, with significant grants of up to $750,000 over a 3 year period.

About Dr. Alisa Johnson
Dr. JohnsonCrossing Rivers Health's Doctor Alisa Johnson is known in the field of radiology for her publications in two major journals, her specialty in breast imaging, and dedication to breast cancer awareness. She is a board certified radiologist with a dedicated fellowship training in breast imaging at the University of Wisconsin. 

Alisa K. Johnson, MD is a graduate of Vermont School of Medicine. She trained in radiology at Fletcher Allen Healthcare at the University of Vermont. Her passion for breast cancer prevention lead her to pursue a fellowship in breast imaging at the University of Wisconsin. She has been published in the two leading radiology journals to advance medical knowledge in optimizing breast imaging and reducing radiation in the pediatric population.

Dr. Johnson has been practicing since 2012, the last four years at Good Samaritan Healthcare where she initiated the women’s health initiative to form a successful Women’s Health Center which included 3-D breast tomosynthesis, the newest technology in breast imaging. 

Dr. Johnson on a 2D Mammogram vs. 3D Mammogram


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