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.
Women's Power Lunch Against Cancer is Friday, April 24th. For sponsorship opportunities and ticket information, Click here
March is Colorectal Cancer
The Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois is providing Free Colorectal Screening Kits
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As a new Simmons Cancer Institute patient, you may have many questions. We want to help make your visit as stress free as possible.
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