News Archives - July 2009
IU Simon Cancer Center's tissue bank collecting samples Aug. 8INDIANAPOLIS -- (July 23, 2009) -- Although Hispanic women tend to develop breast cancer less than Caucasian women, it is usually more aggressive and advanced when they do develop it.
That difference is one puzzle that researchers with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center hope to address by encouraging women, especially Hispanic women, to donate a breast tissue and blood sample. More...Jul 23, 2009
IU Simon Cancer Center among "best," according to U.S. News & World Report
INDIANAPOLIS -- (July 17, 2009) -- One cancer program in Indiana has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its 2009 publication of America’s Best Hospitals.
Cancer clinical care programs at Clarian Health/Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), including those at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, ranked #32 in the magazine's "2009 America's Best Hospitals" guide. The IU Simon Cancer Center is the only cancer center in Indiana ranked in the guide. More...Jul 17, 2009
IU Simon Cancer Center, IU School of Medicine, Head and Neck Cancer Alliance to Provide Screenings at Allstate 400
INDIANAPOLIS -- (July 9 , 2009) -- Race fans at this year’s Allstate 400 at the Brickyard can get a free oral, head and neck cancer screening.
Volunteers from the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance will provide the screenings. More...Jul 09, 2009
IU Simon Cancer Center researcher heads cancer study during Indiana Black Expo's health fair
INDIANAPOLIS -- (July 2 , 2009) -- A small drop of blood can provide researchers with countless clues into cancer.
You can help researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center by donating a blood sample during the Indiana Black Expo’s INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair. More...Jul 02, 2009
IU Simon Cancer Center's summer program exposes students to possible cancer research careers
INDIANAPOLIS -- (July 1 , 2009) -- Sixteen students are spending their summer vacations exploring possible careers as cancer researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. More...Jul 01, 2009