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Getting Cancer Research on Track

A slick paint job on a quick car zooming around an iconic venue brought attention to vital research unfolding at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Bobby King  |  Dec 21, 2023

Tracing the Story of Myeloma

The Indiana Myeloma Registry charts new variables of the disease in pursuit of more effective therapies.

Matthew Harris  |  Dec 21, 2023

Transitional States

Immunotherapy holds tantalizing promise for treating all forms of cancer. Now, Huda Salman is trying to harness it at IU School of Medicine. And it starts with getting a clinical trial off the ground.

Matthew Harris  |  May 03, 2022

Mateusz Opyrchal Wants to Push Immunotherapy's Potential — Gently

Harnessing the immune system offers a path to fighting triple negative breast cancer. Yet it also requires the researcher to balance wiping out disease without causing it to attack the body.

Bobby King  |  Apr 16, 2022

'There was too much to learn': Remembering Hal Broxmeyer

The pioneer of cord blood transplantation was dogged in every pursuit—as a scientist, a mentor, a colleague, and as a father. He also leaves behind an indelible impact on the patients saved by his work and at IU School of Medicine.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 14, 2022

Let's Do What We've Got to Do

Eamon Eccles faced his own mortality as a cancer patient. It taught the future physician a few things about empathy.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 19, 2021

Research Saves Lives

Stephanie Pemberton saw the impact cancer research had for others—and experienced it herself after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Bobby King  |  Nov 18, 2021

Lifting the Fog

Immunotherapy holds tremendous promise, but a researcher is exploring whether it plays a role in cognitive changes among cancer survivors.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 16, 2021

Bold is Better for Kelvin Lee

The new head of IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center was enticed by goals to cure triple-negative breast cancer, pediatric sarcoma, and multiple myeloma.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 2020

The Gift of Flexibility

The Walther Cancer Foundation's long-standing support continues with vital investments in research and bioinformatics.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 2020