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Butterfly Release Set for June 26

June 15, 2021

13th annual event benefits local cancer research, celebrates those affected by cancer

Cancer survivors, local businesses partner for breast cancer reconstruction awareness

June 11, 2021

SIU Medicine is bringing back BRA Day to central Illinois with an in-person event Friday, June 18 at Danenberger Family Vineyards; the owner of the vineyard is a stage-four metastatic breast cancer survivor and thriver.

Star of TLC’s ‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ to Speak at Women’s Power Night April 14

April 1, 2021

Dr. Sandra Lee, star of The Learning Channel’s hit series “Dr. Pimple PopperTM,” is the featured speaker at the 2021 Women’s Power Night Against Cancer on Wednesday, April 14. Dr.

SIU Forum to Discuss Racial Inequalities, Impacts on Health Care

February 1, 2021

Understanding the effects of racism and other inequities within the health care system is the focus of a lecture and forum on February 9 and 10 in Springfield.

Telehealth Patient Story - Maternal Fetal Medicine Spring 2020

August 25, 2020

Autumn Bohac of Effingham was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 years old. Now a 29-year-old mother of four, her health care journey reveals the everyday anxiety and pain that rural patients feel.

Telehealth Patient Story - Ears, Nose and Throat Clinic Summer 2020

August 25, 2020

Instead of renting a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, driving two hours and risking exposure to COVID-19, the Hall family from Tuscola, Illinois jumped at the chance to have a telehealth visit with an SIU Medicine surgeon.

The season is thick with ticks

July 10, 2020

The tick population may be stable this year, most notably in the Midwest and Northeast, but experts warn these creepy crawlers are still worth avoiding.