As an academic medical center, Saint Louis University Hospital experts are frequently featured in local, regional and national media. Here are highlights of recent stories:
New Prostate Cancer Option
A new study finds an older chemotherapy drug docetaxel may ectend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer for as long as 18 months. SLUCare urologist Sameer Siddiqui, MD, talked about it with FOX2 and KMOX Radio.
Cardiologists at Saint Louis University Hospital are among the first in the region to implant a new device called the Reveal Linq for cardiac monitoring.
FOX2's Shirley Washington was in the room when we implanted the first device and talked with the patient in this segment.
In addition, you can find out more in these stories from KMOX Radio and the St. Louis Business Journal.
Metro St. Louis Heart Walk
Saint Louis University Hospital was a proud sponsor of the Metro St. Louis Heart Walk, May 10 at Busch Stadium.
SLUCare cardiologist Michael Lim, MD, talked about the event from the Busch Stadium turf with KMOX Radio.
Welcome to Sweetie Pies
Cardiac specialists at Saint Louis University Hospital were proud to be part of the OWN Network's "Welcome to Sweetie Pies" as a member of the Montgomery family was treated here with bypass surgery. You can see a clip of the episode on Oprah.com.
Saint Louis University Hospital participated in the Colon Cancer Alliance's annual UNDY 5000 in Forest Park to raise money and awareness in the fight against colon cancer. SLUCare gastroenterology director Brent Tetri, MD, talked about the disease and the event with KMOX Radio.
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