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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8th Annual Butterfly Release
Saturday, June 25th
Thomas Garden of Hope
Simmons Cancer Institute
315 West Carpenter, Springfield
16th Annual Denim and Diamonds
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 6 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Springfield
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