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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

 

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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.

January 4, 2013

 

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More Chemotherapy Patients Express Signs Of ‘Chemo Brain’

Researchers are discovering more about 'chemo brain,' cognitive loss caused by chemotherapy, but much is still unknown about the condition.

August 9, 2012

 

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Report: Indiana Not Doing Enough To Prevent Cancer

The American Cancer Society says Indiana needs to improve its cancer prevention efforts.

March 25, 2012

 

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Indiana Begins Conducting New Breast Cancer Treatment

The procedure uses a more targeted technique that does not cause as much effect to surrounding areas.

February 2, 2012

 

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Indiana Planned Parenthood Won’t See Effects Of Komen Cuts

An Indiana University professor says Komen might actually be the group that is hurt most by the decision to withhold its donation.

January 11, 2012

 

St Vincent Children's Hospital

3 Indiana Hospitals Join National Effort Against Cancer

Three hospitals in Indianapolis have joined 11 others around the nation in an effort to gather cancer tissue for research.

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