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Dr. Nie

SIU med school receives federal grant to study prostate cancer

Daotai Nie, Ph.D., associate professor of medical microbiology, immunology and cell biology, is the principal investigator for the project. He is also a member of the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU.
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SCI Intern

SCI Summer Intern Program

Summer internships will be offered for the sixth summer. Four positions will be awarded to qualified undergraduate college students who plan a career in medicine or research with a focus on cancer.
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Buck Hales

Benefits of flaxseed

Read about the benefits of flaxseed that one SCI researcher has discovered

Dr. Hazelrigg

Hazelrigg receives Medical Innovation award for emphysema work

Decades of performing and refining lung-volume reduction surgery honored.
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Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling Services Give Patients Control at Simmons Cancer Institute

Genetic counseling can help patients take control by providing knowledge about appropriate cancer care.
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Dr. Mocharnuk with patient

Cancer survivors credit faith, friends, positive attitude

The State Journal-Register asked readers to share their stories about their battles with the disease.
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Head and Neck ScreeningFREE Head and Neck Cancer Screenings at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU
Monday April 14th
4-7 p.m.
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Yoga Strategies for Better SleepYoga Strategies for Better Sleep
Thursday, April 24th
4:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m.- Free
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Freedom From SmokingFreedom From Smoking Classes Offered
Tuesdays, weekly beginning April 22nd through June 3rd, additional meeting on Thursday, May 15th. 12:00 p.m. Noon
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SCI Community Symposium5th Annual
Women's Power Lunch Against Cancer

Friday, April 25, 2014
Featuring Kathleen Passanisi
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