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TSG 2017

Call for Team Science Grant Applications

The Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU (SCI) seeks to fund research proposals led by clinician-basic scientist teams that focus on translational cancer research.
Letter of Intent due March 20, 2017

Womens power lunch

Women's Power Lunch Against Cancer

Featuring Karen Mills
Friday, April 28, 2017
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Brain Tumor Support Group

Brain Tumor Support Group

1st Thursday of the month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Memorial Medical Center, Room B149
To register for the group, please call 217-545-7208
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SCI Accepting Summer Internship Applications

Interested in cancer research? Internships for college undergrads available

A Better Quality of Life for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

T.O.R.S., A Better Quality Of Life For Head And Neck Cancer Ppatients

Trans Oral Robotic Surgery or T.O.R.S. It is an innovative breakthrough technology that allows Dr. Sharma to use a robot to perform surgery to remove cancers from hard to reach areas of the throat or voice box.

Pana woman shares survival history

Pana Woman Shares Colon Cancer Survival Story

Maggie Poteau shares the story of her miraculous journey with WICS Health Matters,.

Dr. Wilber

Dr. Wilber’s Research Into Kidney Cancer

Dr Andrew Wilber’s research into kidney cancer is twofold. First, his team is investigating what could be behind the greater incidence of this disease in rural Illinois, USA. Second, the group is looking more widely at how certain immune deficiencies in kidney cancer patients could yield interesting insights in the wider field of cancer treatment.
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Dr. Hazelrigg

Helping COPD Sufferers With Unique Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Hazelrigg has performed hundreds of lung volume reduction surgeries, an operation that removes damaged portions of the lungs to provide relief for COPD patients.
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Passavant Hospital

Simmons Cancer Institute and Passavant Hospital Announce Partnership

A new partnership between Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville will expand area cancer patients’ access to cancer care.
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Laurent Brard, MD, PhD

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."
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Mammogram Monday Health ScreeningsFree screenings for oral, head and neck cancer. Call 217-545-7493 to Schedule!
Monday, April 3 - 4 to 6 p.m.

Monday, April 24 - 4 to 6 p.m.
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU
315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield
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Dr. Ganai Video Dr. Ganai explains her efforts to develop a HIPEC treatment program to treat patients with stage four cancer.
Faces of Hope

Thank you to the many who participated in the Faces of Hope presentation shown at Denim & Diamonds!

Dr. Hazelrigg Video Dr. Stephen Hazelrigg talks about the 'Team Approach' to cancer care at Simmons Cancer Care and how it benefits patients.

Colorectal cancer survivor Kris Castleman talks about her experience with surgeon Dr. Jan Rakinic and the Simmons Cancer Institute.

Dr. Ganai

Dr. Sabha Ganai, Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Simmons Cancer Institute explains her approach to patient-focused cancer care.

McVary Video

Dr. Kevin McVary, Professor and Chair of urology at SIU School of Medicine explains what urology is and what drew him to the practice.

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