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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

 

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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.

April 10, 2015

 

Lauren Hill

Inspiring Basketball Player Lauren Hill Dies Of Cancer

The 19-year-old, who played for Mt. St. Joseph's women's basketball team, was battling brain cancer.

March 24, 2015

 

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Lawmakers Honor Late Rep. Earl Harris

Rep. Earl Harris served in the Indiana House since 1983. He died of cancer Monday.

January 22, 2015

 

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises new question about the safety of E-cigarettes.

Study Raises New Concern About E-Cigarettes

A new study finds that high-voltage vaping can be more hazardous than tobacco cigarettes.

December 1, 2014

 

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

American Cancer Society Explores New Ways To Curb Smoking

The General Assembly passed a statewide smoking ban two years ago, but American Cancer Society officials want to further incentivize Hoosiers to quit smoking.

August 22, 2014

 

Proton

IU Proton Therapy Center And Cyclotron Facilities To Close

The IU Health Proton Therapy Center and Cyclotron facilities will close in January 2015.

July 21, 2014

 

cancer treatments

Report: Indiana Improves Pain Management Health Care

A report from the American Cancer Society says Indiana's pain management policies have significantly improved. The state went from a grade of C+ to a B.

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