"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, 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."
"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."
"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)."
"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."
"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"
"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."
"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"
"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"
"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."
"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."
"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 (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"
"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 is the first hospital in Illinois to install the new Philips Precedence SPECT/CT system."
"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"
"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"
"Cancer patients’ range of treatment options is now even better, thanks to image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) now available at Decatur Memorial Hospital."
"The American Cancer Society estimates that about 60,000 people living in Illinois will be diagnosed with cancer this year."