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October 25, 2017

 

Robinson plans to repurpose Blu-ray devices to detect fluorescent molecules attached to nanoparticles released into the blood during early stages of cancer and syndromes.

Purdue Prof’s Company To Adapt Blu-ray For Cancer Detection

A company founded by a Purdue University scientist plans to adapt Blu-ray technology into a device for detecting early-stage cancers.

August 7, 2017

 

cigarettes

American Cancer Society: Indiana’s Cancer Policies Need Work

American Cancer Society’s Bryan Hannon says failure to pass a cigarette tax increase last session set Indiana back in reducing smoking rates.

July 12, 2017

 

Indiana University School of Medicine at night.

IU Med School Gets $25M, Corporate Support To Recruit Scientists

The endowment aims to fast-track the creation of treatments from discoveries about cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's and more.

June 23, 2017

 

mammogram screening

US Rep. Susan Brooks Wants To Protect Women’s Access To Mammograms

Many medical professionals recommend women begin mammogram screenings at age 40, but recent recommendations could mean paying out of pocket for the screenings.

December 27, 2016

 

World Cuba Globe

Indianapolis Man Hopes To Live Final Days in Cuba

Lazaro Blanco Garcia has cancer and probably only months to live.

August 15, 2016

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Report: Indiana Lags In Cancer Control, Patient Access

ACS CAN’s Indiana says Indiana’s low tobacco tax rates play into high smoking rates.

July 4, 2016

 

Purdue University hosted one of 270 events around the country Wednesday rallying support for Biden’s task force

Purdue Pledges Support For Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot”

President Obama put VP Joe Biden in charge of a one-billion dollar federal initiative known as the “cancer moonshot” which aims to end cancer as we know it.

June 28, 2016

 

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Study Aims To Improve Cancer Survivors’ Quality Of Life

The aim of the study is to improve quality of life for cancer survivors who may have negative side effects from their treatment.

November 6, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Daniel Hickey/Matt Kaiser)

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ November 6, 2015

What’s behind Indiana’s low voter turnout, the spike in deaths from Henry County's rare form of brain cancer and badges making their way into the classroom.

July 27, 2015

 

Microscope at Bioscience Center

Legislation Could Boost Funding For Cancer Research

The 21st Century Cures Act would dedicate $1.75 billion for the National Institutes of Health in each of the next five years.

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