News Archives - March 2009
Dr. Loehrer named interim director of IU Simon Cancer Center
INDIANAPOLIS -- (March 19, 2009) -- Patrick J. Loehrer Sr., M.D., has been named interim director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. More...Mar 19, 2009
Colon cancer screenings recommended at age 45 for African Americans, IU Simon Cancer Center expert says
INDIANAPOLIS -- (March 16, 2009) -- Have you had your colonoscopy?
According to the American Cancer Society, there were about 108,070 new cases of colon cancer and 40,740 new cases of rectal cancer in 2008. Overall, the two cancers caused nearly 50,000 deaths last year. More...Mar 16, 2009
Komen Indianapolis affiliate honors IU Simon Cancer Center breast cancer expert
INDIANAPOLIS -- (March 6, 2009) -- A world renowned oncologist and researcher with the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center recently received an award from the Komen Indianapolis affiliate. More...Mar 06, 2009
Indianapolis Business Journal honors the late Stephen D. Williams, founding director of IU Simon Cancer Center
INDIANAPOLIS -- (March 6, 2009) -- The late Stephen D. Williams, M.D., the founding director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, was posthumously honored for his impact upon cancer patients. More...Mar 06, 2009
New IU Simon Cancer Center Web site section helps patients, families
INDIANAPOLIS -- (March 2, 2009) -- For some cancer patients, the soles of their feet and the palms of their hands burn or tingle, while others may become forgetful because of some types of chemotherapy.
And family members also become anxious and concerned about their loved one’s well-being.
Both share a need for information, whether it’s about a diagnosis, treatment, or symptoms among other topics for which they want quick answers. More...Mar 02, 2009