SIU Pharmacy offers cancer patients convenience, expertise

The SIU Pharmacy at Simmons Cancer Institute recently celebrated its 1-year anniversary. It's located next to the Infusion Unit on the first floor of the Cancer Institute at 315 W. Carpenter.
Summer internship

Cancer Institute accepting research internship applications

Applications for the 2023 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine are being accepted through February 27. Four positions will be awarded on a competitive basis to qualified college students who plan a career in medicine or research with a focus on cancer.
DNA strands

Simmons Cancer Institute cross-dept. team publishes endometrial cancer study findings

A team of SIU medical research scientists recently had their cancer study results published in a special issue of the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal Life.
Christine Cashen, WPL speaker

Cancer survivor, humorist Christine Cashen to speak at Women's Power Lunch April 22

Christine Cashen was already an award-winning author, speaker and humorist when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in 2020. She recently celebrated her 1-year “cancer-versary” since treatment and
Testing

Simmons Cancer Institute Summer Internship - Application deadline March 7, 2022

Applications for the 2022 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine are being accepted through March 7. Four positions will be
Dr. Pimple Popper at SIU Medicine Event at the Podium

Welcome Back, Dr. Pimple Popper!

Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper™, returned to her prairie roots this week for the 2021 Women’s Power Night Against Cancer, Wed., April 14, at the Route 66 Drive-in Theater to help raise cancer
Personal Protective Equipment

COVID-19 Update: Personal protective equipment donations needed for health care workers

At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St. John’s Hospital and HSHS Medical Group), Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach will start

Cancer survivors, local businesses advocate for breast reconstruction awareness in Sept. 28 fashion show

SIU Medicine is bringing the New York City catwalk to the cornfields of New Berlin. The Institute for Plastic Surgery at SIU Medicine is teaming up with area businesses to educate women about their

Simmons Cancer Institute to host ‘financial toxicity’ presentation on Thursday, Sept. 12

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Nausea, hair loss, fatigue, appetite loss, pain. This list of common cancer treatment side effects doesn’t include “financial toxicity,” but maybe it should, according to