The IU Simon Cancer Center is located on the 80-acre Indianapolis campus of the Indiana University School of Medicine. All facilities on the campus are within close proximity to each other. The office, laboratory, and patient care space used by the physician and research members of the IU Simon Cancer Center are housed in six patient care and six research facilities on campus.
The IU Simon Cancer Center's patient care facility (right) sits next to the campus center (left), offering a skybridge for patients and visitors that connects to the Vermont Street Parking Garage
The IU Simon Cancer Center's patient care facility, which opened in August 2008, is devoted solely to the comprehensive care of adult cancer patients. The facility, when all phases are complete, will house 80 treatment beds, new operating rooms, diagnostic radiology, expanded radiation oncology, new outpatient clinics, and a new patient and family resource area. (Read more about the patient care facility.) It is located at 1030 W. Michigan St.
Additional patient care may occur at one of five additional hospitals and clinics, two of which -- University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children -- are part of Indiana University Health.
- Indiana Cancer Pavilion (535 Barnhill Drive) for outpatient care is an 89,000-square-foot building located next to IU Health University Hospital and the IU Simon Cancer Center's patient care building (1030 W. Michigan St.).
- IU Health University Hospital provides adult inpatient services and research support to the IU Simon Cancer Center.
- Riley Hospital for Children -- a specialty referral center for infants, children and adolescents -- is located about a half block north of the Indiana Cancer Pavilion. Riley is one of the 15 largest children's hospitals in the nation, caring for more than 57,000 patients a year. An addition to Riley will expand space devoted to inpatient and outpatient cancer care and bone marrow transplantation.
- Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) is a tertiary care facility serving Indiana veterans. It provides acute inpatient medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological, and rehabilitation care, as well as both primary and specialized outpatient services. IU Simon Cancer Center physicians provide cancer care at this medical center affiliated with the IU School of Medicine.
- Wishard Health Services is a community health system with a special emphasis on vulnerable populations in Marion County/Indianapolis. The IU Simon Cancer Center provides cancer care at this hospital affiliated with the IU School of Medicine.
Joseph E. Walther Hall houses most of the IU Simon Cancer Center's researchers
Joseph E. Walther Hall (right) opened in spring 2009. At 238,000 square feet, it is the largest of the new research facilities at Indiana University with 125 new research labs, 73 of which are controlled by the cancer center. (Read more about Walther Hall.)
Indiana University Cancer Research Institute (RIV) houses the In Vivo Therapeutics and Vector Production shared facilities.
Four additional facilities house the offices and laboratories of the IU Simon Cancer Center research members and other activities related to cancer research.
- Biotechnology Research and Training Center, located one mile north of the main medical school campus, houses the Transgenic and Knockout Mouse shared facility.
- Indiana University School of Nursing houses the behavioral research offices of both the IU Simon Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program and the Mary Margaret Walther Program.
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- Van Nuys Medical Science Building houses the laboratories of numerous IU Simon Cancer Center researchers and medical and graduate education offices. Expansion and renovation of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building will enlarge and improve laboratory space of IU Simon Cancer Center members.