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Undergrads Prepare for Careers in Cancer Research through SCI Internships

July 5, 2017

“My mother died of cancer when I was a teenager. At a very young age, I was determined to do something in this field,” said Bethanie Russell, who is among five college undergraduates chosen for a Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) summer internship working in a lab with cancer researchers.

Could a glass of wine a night increase your cancer risk?

June 26, 2017

Could your happy hour beverages be increasing your cancer risk?

Panel Seeks to Connect Caregivers, Psychologists

May 25, 2017

Michelle Gates, PhD“CoPatricia Fank, PsyDnnecting Caregiver

Simmons Cancer Institute's 9th Annual Butterfly Release Set for June 17

May 19, 2017

Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will hold its 9th Annual Butterfly Release at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, in the Thomas Garden of Hope, Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield. The public is invited to the free event.

ABCs of HPV

May 11, 2017

Parents Invited to Learn More About Vaccines, Cancer-Causing Virus

Skin Cancer Screenings Available for Springfield Area Residents

May 4, 2017

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Women's Power Lunch features comedian & cancer survivor Karen Mills

April 4, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer will feature

Free Cancer Screenings Available at Staunton Community Health Fair

March 28, 2017

A community health fair featuring free screenings for Staunton area residents will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the Community Memorial Medical Clinic, 325 N. Caldwell in Staunton.

Free Home Test Kits Available for Colorectal Cancer

March 23, 2017

March 9, 2017

The Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois will distribute free colorectal cancer home test kits on several dates and locations during March to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

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