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March 23, 2018
When Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming, PhD, was 17 years old, she had already suffered from endometriosis for several years. After years of intense pain and numerous surgeries, doctors were urging the teenager to have a hysterectomy to relieve her pain.
March 21, 2018
Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.
March 16, 2018
SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match
Seniors learn the results of the National Resident Matching Program
March 9, 2018
“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.
March 8, 2018
UIS, Innovate Springfield & SIU Medicine to host inaugural event celebrating research, health care, others
March 1, 2018
http://www.siumed.edu/cpdHealth professionals can register now for March 21 session
February 28, 2018
Physicians from Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU Medicine will provide free cancer screenings at Hillsboro Area Hospital (HAH), 1200 East Tremont in Hillsboro on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.
February 27, 2018
Two scientists at SIU School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology have received federal funding to develop more effective therapies to treat two major health problems: depression and endometriosis.
February 26, 2018
Doctors and dentists agree: Oral health isn’t just important for staving off halitosis. It’s also a good indicator of what’s going on in other areas of the body, like your heart.