Cancer in Illinois
A collaborative effort between Simmons Cancer Institute and the Illinois State Cancer Registry produces a study that helps us to better understand how health issues affect the urban and rural areas of Illinois differently.
SIU Med School Receives IDPH Grant to Study Breast Cancer Metastasis
Daotai Nie, Ph.D., associate professor of medical microbiology, immunology and cell biology, is the principal investigator for the project. He is also a member of the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU.
Grant will support DNA analysis research to personalize cancer treatments at SIU
$58,900 grant to study “personalized” treatment for cancer patients using their own DNA.
Dr. Shaheen Alanee, head of urologic oncology, said the cancers targeted in the study are bladder, ovarian, and fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer.
Genetic Counseling Services Give Patients Control at Simmons Cancer Institute
Genetic counseling can help patients take control by providing knowledge about appropriate cancer care.
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