Janet Wolter, MD, Founder of Midwest’s First Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center Died

Janet Wolter, MD – Janet Wolter, MD, former physician and professor of medicine at Rush University Medical Center, passed away on Feb. 4. A national leader in cancer care, Wolter co-founded the Midwest’s first comprehensive breast center in 1985 known as the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center Clinic. She recently passed at the age of 93. Wolter was passionate about care teams and encouraged nursing staff to work alongside physicians before this model of care was widely practiced. Wolter’s influenced many around her, including the Coleman Foundation. We value her thoughtful leadership and continue to invest in the team approach to supportive cancer care today.