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Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?


Denim & Diamonds Unveils List of Auction Items

October 9, 2018

The 18th Annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser, presented by Memorial Health System and Simmons Hanly Conroy, has revealed its list of more than 270 live and silent auction items.

SIU Medicine, Danenberger Family Vineyards Mark Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day with Concert, Q&A with Plastic Surgeons

October 2, 2018
The Division of Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University Medicine has teamed up with Danenberger Family Vineyards to host “Wine Rocks & Breast Reconstruction,” 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 2, 2018
Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 1–26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

'Sexuality After Cancer Treatment' Author to Present at Simmons Cancer Institute

September 20, 2018
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine and Susan G. Komen Memorial will host an evening with Judy Kneece, nurse and author of “Sexuality After Cancer Treatment, the Guide to Restoring Your Sex Life,” at 6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI), 315 W.

SIU Medicine Launches New Department

September 20, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is the school's first new department in nearly 30 years

'Mammogram Mondays' Begin in October

September 11, 2018
Area health organizations have added two new locations to their list of sites offering free mammograms in October: Taylorville and Hillsboro. Women who are uninsured or under-insured can receive a free mammogram each Monday in October.

SIU Clinic First to Study New High Blood Pressure Device-Based Treatment

September 6, 2018

Over 100 million Americans have hypertension, and more than half of those who are on antihypertensive medications still don’t have their blood pressure under control.

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