SIU Med School, Wash U Partner to Explore Rural Cancer Health Disparities
"Cancer research is critical to our region," said SIU School of Medicine principal investigator Laurent Brard, MD, PhD. "Our ultimate goal is to improve the health of patients in southern and central Illinois."
Could Flaxseed Prevent a Recurrence of Ovarian Cancer?
A new clinical trial at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is the first in the United States to examine the effects of flaxseed supplementation in women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Dr. Aziz Khan Named Endowed Chair of Excellence in Oncology
Dr. Aziz U. Khan, executive director of Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, chief of the division of hematology oncology and professor of clinical medicine, has received the Simmons Cancer Institute Endowed Chair of Excellence in Oncology at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield.
SIU Med School Exclusive Site for Bladder Cancer Clinical Trial
Combined Drug Therapies May Prevent Need for Surgery
SIU Med School Pledges 80% by 2018 -
Southern Illinois University Center for Family Medicine, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), recently became the first FQHC in Illinois to sign the 80% by 2018 pledge, a shared goal of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and the American Cancer Society.
Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Opens at SCI -
Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield was recently chosen as one of the sites for a new clinical trial for treatment of prostate cancer therapy. Robert Mocharnuk, M.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, will serve as the study’s principal investigator at SCI. Approximately 1,500 men nationwide will be enrolled in the trial.
The 2015 SCI Research Symposium to showcase research advances in reproductive tract cancers.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
The research symposium is open to all SIU SOM researchers with interests in cancer biology. Registration for the symposium is free and the deadline to register is Thursday, October 1, 2015.
The 15th ANNUAL DENIM AND DIAMONDS
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Crowne Plaza Springfield
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