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10 ways you can prevent colorectal cancer

March 10, 2017

written by Courtney Hall - March 14, 2017

March is colorectal cancer prevention month. Bad news: colorectal cancers are among the deadliest kind. Good news: you might be able to prevent it.

SIU to Open Family Medicine Clinic in Lincoln

March 8, 2017

Partnership with Logan County Health Department, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Coles County Students Preview Health Careers

March 8, 2017

Research indicates a potential physician shortage could occur in the U.S. within the next decade. A new program in Coles County aims to combat that trend by boosting interest in medical careers during high school.

SIU Pulmonology Specialists Now Seeing Patients in Jacksonville

February 21, 2017

Residents of Morgan County and the surrounding communities who are living with asthma, lung disease, obstructive sleep apnea or other lung conditions have a new option for care closer to home.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

January 30, 2017

Family physicians in eight Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 30 – February 27. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

Diversity Lecture to Highlight Link Between Medical Education, Patient Health

January 27, 2017

The lecture is part of the Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew, MD Forum on Health Inequities and Disparities, the inaugural discussion of health disparities and other factors that impact population health.

SCI Invites Brain Tumor Patients, Caregivers to New Support Group

January 24, 2017

A new support group for adult brain tumor patients and their caregivers will begin meeting from 6 - 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

Simmons Cancer Institute Accepting Summer Internship Applications

January 20, 2017

Summer research internships will be offered for the ninth year at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Medicine.

Diversity Lecture to Highlight Link Between Medical Education, Patient Health

January 19, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is hosting an inaugural lecture to commemorate the life of a groundbreaking central Illinois physician.