The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at IU Cancer Center focuses on preventing, treating and curing breast cancer.

Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research

A vibrant research community targeting hard-to-treat breast cancers

The Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at Indiana University School of Medicine is home to a multidisciplinary team of research physicians and laboratory scientists pushing the boundaries of modern medicine to spread hope and find a cure.

We’re learning how and why breast cancer develops, how it behaves at different stages of life, and how it uniquely affects different racial and ethnic groups.

We’re creating new technologies, crafting highly customized therapies, and helping patients avoid the life-altering side effects that often result from standard treatment.

Because we know that #ResearchCuresCancer.

About the Vera Bradley Foundation

Donor support is crucial to advancing discoveries that will have the most meaningful impact on patients' lives. Find out how you can make a philanthropic gift to breast cancer research at the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research.

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Answering the difficult questions

How can we use the body’s innate defenses to target triple negative breast cancer? How can we tailor personalized treatments for individual patients?

How and why do breast cancers develop and grow? How can we eliminate racial and geographic disparities?

And how can we ensure a future filled with thriving breast cancer survivors?

The science of hope, the treatments of tomorrow

Our researchers are turning their science into solutions for those at risk for breast cancer, those who have been diagnosed with the disease, and those who are survivors.

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