June 26, 2018
June 20, 2018
As parents consider having their children vaccinated to prepare for the next school year, the HPV vaccine (for human papillomavirus) is one that sometimes attracts attention.
June 1, 2018
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host “The ABC’s of HPV” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21.
April 20, 2018
April 9, 2018
The 2018 Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer is scheduled for Friday, April 27, and will feature Donna Hartley, a “Chicken Soup for the Soul” writer and author of the “Fire Up” book series and “Healing Meditation Insights.”
March 21, 2018
Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.
March 9, 2018
“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.
February 28, 2018
January 16, 2018
Researchers estimate that nearly every sexually active male and female will at some point during their lives, play host to a sexually transmitted illness that can cause everything from genital warts and cervical cancer to neck and oral cancer.