DMH News

DMH Women's Breast Health Education Benefits From Golf Tournament Proceeds  - 12/23/2015
"Decatur, Ill…Checks totaling $7,794.00 were presented to Decatur Memorial Foundation recently from the South Side Country Club Ladies 9 and 18-hole golf leagues with funds raised during their recent golf tournament."

Clinical Trial Available Locally For Recurrent Prostate Cancer Patients  - 11/12/2014
"A new clinical research trial will begin at Decatur Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The trial, entitled Expanded Access to Diagnostic Imaging for Staging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Protocol number – ZM-CCH-40-PTL0914 is designed to re"

Decatur Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Institute Joins Largest National Lung Cancer Awareness Event  - 11/9/2014
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Institute will host a Shine a Light event on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave."

DMH To Hold Early Detection Connection For Breast Cancer Awareness  - 9/25/2014
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital will hold its Early Detection Connection program on Friday, Oct. 3 to recognize October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month."

Heartland Cancer Research National Community Oncology Research Program Receives Grant from National Cancer Institute  - 8/7/2014
"The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has recently awarded $2,520,862 each year over five years to the Heartland Cancer Research National Community Oncology Research Program (Heartland NCORP)."

Decatur Memorial Hospital Stars In Their Own Pink Glove Dance Video To Support Breast Cancer Awareness  - 10/3/2011
"The Pink Glove Dance is spreading to Decatur Memorial Hospital to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video features more than 250 DMH employees, physicians and volunteers and stars one local breast cancer survivor."

DMH and National Cancer Institute Honor Central Illinois Clinical Trial Participants  - 7/12/2011
"Decatur, Ill. – More than 400 people, including cancer patients, family members, friends, physicians and researchers attended a dinner to honor local participants in cancer clinical trials. Celebrating You! was held by the DMH Cancer Care Institute and"

Decatur Memorial Hospital Women’s Breast Health Education Benefits from Golf Tournament Proceeds  - 12/7/2010
"A check for $25,000 was presented to Decatur Memorial Foundation today from the Sandy McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament Committee with funds raised during the Tenth Annual Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament."

Decatur Memorial Foundation will receive a check from the Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament Committee  - 11/30/2010
"The Decatur Memorial Foundation will receive a check from the Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament Committee to benefit breast cancer research in Decatur and Macon County; the Mammography Initiative; and the HER (Helping Each other Recover) breast cancer support"

Central Illinois Cancer Research Program Receives Grant From The National Cancer Institute  - 9/29/2010
"The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Central Illinois Community Clinical Oncology Program (CICCOP) $1,270,000 to help fund cancer research initiatives in the local community this year. Decatur Memorial Hospital serves as the central office for th"

New PET/CT Scanner at Decatur Memorial Hospital Helps Doctors  - 4/8/2010
"Decatur Memorial Hospital recently installed an advanced PET/CT scanner that can transform the way doctors diagnose and treat cancer, neurological disorders and heart disease."

Cancer Care Center of Decatur Is Now Open  - 11/13/2009
"The Cancer Care Center of Decatur, located at 210 W. McKinley Avenue, is a newly-opened 55,400 square foot state-of-the-art facility that offers a full spectrum of outpatient cancer services."

Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board Approves Cancer Care Center of Decatur  - 7/1/2008
"A Certificate of Need from the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board was granted today for the new Cancer Care Center of Decatur."

Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois Receives Prominent ASCO Clinical Trials Award for Improving Cancer Care through Clinical Research  - 5/8/2008
"Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois (CCSCI) is one of only 10 community oncology practices in the country to receive honors from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The ASCO Cancer Foundation for efforts to improve care of people w"

More precise radiation treatment in just minutes  - 3/1/2008
"Shorter cancer treatment times. More efficient radiation therapy. “These two significant advantages clinched Decatur Memorial Hospital's decision to be the first U.S. hospital to order the new RapidArc® Radiotherapy system by Varian."

Decatur Memorial Hospital Installs Newest Level in Diagnostic Technology  - 9/4/2007
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in Illinois to install the new Philips Precedence SPECT/CT system."

New Radiation Technology to Fight Cancer in Decatur  - 9/11/2006
"Cancer patients at Decatur Memorial Hospital now have access to SmartBeam™ IMRT – Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, a state-of-the-art cancer treatment method that delivers high doses of radiation directly to cancer cells more precisely than possible"

DMH Offers Patients Access To The World’s Most Advanced Cancer Treatments  - 8/3/2006
"The Radiation Oncology department at Decatur Memorial Hospital has advanced to the next level of cancer care. They now offer a new radiotherapy system capable of delivering IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy), a very precise and sophisticated trea"

State of the Art Radiation Therapy Offered at DMH  - 5/21/2006
"Cancer patients’ range of treatment options is now even better, thanks to image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) now available at Decatur Memorial Hospital."

New Radiation Technology to Fight Cancer in Decatur  - 4/11/2006
"The American Cancer Society estimates that about 60,000 people living in Illinois will be diagnosed with cancer this year."