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Komen Programs at Siteman Helping Underserved In High Demand

  • June 17, 2010
  • Number of views: 4140

With Missouri’s unemployment rate at around 9.5% and a rising number of people without health insurance, a grant made possible by the Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure has never been more in demand.

Barnes-Jewish Performs Successful Heart-Kidney Transplant

  • June 17, 2010
  • Number of views: 6591

Washington University surgeons performed the first combined heart-kidney transplant at Barnes-Jewish Hospital June 2 and 3 on Jonathan Sadowski, 20, of O’Fallon, MO. The transplant offers hope for other area patients suffering from both heart and kidney failure.

Board Member, Kenneth Suelthaus, Appointed to Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission

  • June 3, 2010
  • Number of views: 0

Gov. Jay Nixon appoints Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation Board Member Kenneth Suelthaus of St. Louis to Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission June 3, 2010.

New Impella Device for Heart Failure Patients

  • May 28, 2010
  • Number of views: 8780
Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital have a new, pencil-sized device to help blood flow in patients with severe heart failure or cardiogenic shock.

Transplant from daughter ends dialysis for IL woman

  • May 27, 2010
  • Number of views: 6786

Linda Qualls received a donor kidney from her daughter Michala in April, ending years of dialysis treatments.

New Study: Tanning Beds Increase Melanoma Risk

  • May 27, 2010
  • Number of views: 4712

A new report in the journal “Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention” says the use of indoor tanning beds increases the risk of melanoma two and four fold depending on the type of machine and the length of time a person tans.

Illumination 10 Gala Raises Over $1.6 Million for Cancer Frontier Fund

  • May 17, 2010
  • Number of views: 4599

More than 500 people gathered to raise over $1.6 million at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation’s “illumination10” gala on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the Chase Park Plaza. All proceeds will benefit the Cancer Frontier Fund at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Visits Siteman Cancer Center

  • May 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 5149

The NBA’s All-Time Leading Scorer, Hall of Famer and cancer survivor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took time during a trip to St. Louis to visit with cancer patients at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

St. Louis Woman Survives Brain Hemorrhage

  • May 7, 2010
  • Number of views: 4918

In November, Debbie Brennan suffered a brain hemorrhage much like rocker Bret Michaels.

Siteman Awarded Five Grants From Komen St. Louis Affiliate

  • April 28, 2010
  • Number of views: 4354

To help improve the availability of breast cancer screening, education and research in the St. Louis area, the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine was awarded five grants from the St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

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