Cervical Cancer


    A malignant tumor of the lowest part of the uterus (womb) that can be prevented by PAP smear screening and a HPV vaccine. There may be no symptoms. In a few cases, there may be irregular bleeding or pain. Treatments include surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

    Our providers


    Laurent Brard, MD

    Division Chief, Gynecologic Oncology Obstetrics and Gynecology
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702

    Amanda Clouser, FNP-C

    Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Lorie Sporrer, FNP-BC

    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough tech

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.

    Latest articles

    Senator Dick Durbin, Dr. Robert Mocharnuk

    Durbin visits Simmons Cancer Institute to discuss nationwide shortage of cancer drugs

    Senator Dick Durbin held a news conference at SIU's Simmons Cancer Institute to discuss the shortage of life-saving drugs for cancer patients. Last month, Durbin urged the FDA to use the agency’s authority to immediately address the ongoing shortage.