Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most prevalent kind of cancer affecting women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in females. One of every eight women will get this disease in her lifetime. Thankfully, most women can survive breast cancer if it is found early.

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Life After Cancer | A Guide to Breast Reconstruction

No one wants to hear the words, “you have cancer.” For women, receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can be especially hard. The experienced doctors at SIU Medicine understand the deeply personal and complicated decisions breast cancer patients encounter. SIU Medicine’s physicians are experts in helping you through this process. If you choose breast reconstruction, you’ll receive the best collaborative care, based on scientific research.

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Protecting Your Future: 10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Cancer

February was National Cancer Prevention Month. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, more than 40 percent of cancers in the U.S. can be attributed to preventable causes. There is no better time to start taking the following steps to protect your health for the long haul. Drastically reduce your risk of developing cancer with these 10 tips from SIU Medicine. 

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