Fund Proposals Sought
The Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU (SCI) is seeking to fund proposals led by clinician-basic scientist teams that focus on translational
Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine proudly welcomes three new fellowship-trained cancer care physicians. SCI's team approach to cancer treatment sets us apart from all the rest. Our cancer care teams - oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, genetic counselors, nurses, - develop an individualized care plan to guide each of our patients.
Cancer in Illinois
A collaborative effort between Simmons Cancer Institute and the Illinois State Cancer Registry produces a study that helps us to better understand how health issues affect the urban and rural areas of Illinois differently.
SIU Med School Receives IDPH Grant to Study Breast Cancer Metastasis
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.
Grant will support DNA analysis research to personalize cancer treatments at SIU
$58,900 grant to study “personalized” treatment for cancer patients using their own DNA.
Dr. Shaheen Alanee, head of urologic oncology, said the cancers targeted in the study are bladder, ovarian, and fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer.
SMOKE & MIRRORS
THE TRUTH OF TOBACCO DEPENDENCE
Thursday, May 28, 2015
SCI Robbins-Woerner Conf. Room
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, annually. We want to recognize that day by hosting our own Q&A with a previous smoker. Bring your own lunch and come hear John Pearson’s inspiring story of survival. Receive information on SCI’s smoking cessation program. This event is open to anyone!
June 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m
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