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'Whac-a-Mole' clinical trial participant experiences remission of Stage 4 triple negative breast cancer

Jenny Larner Brown dreams of a day when no one would ever hear their oncologist say, "We're out of options." It's now been more than two years since Brown learned she had deadly Stage 4 triple negative breast cancer. She remains in remission today, thanks to her participation in an IU School of Medicine clinical trial called "Whac-a-Mole."

Laura Gates  |  Oct 19, 2021

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Natascia Marino, PhD

Dr. Marino, others demonstrate the importance of studying the “normal breast”

Natascia Marino, PhD, assistant research professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine and a research scientist with the Komen Tissue Bank at the IU

Michael Schug  |  Nov 10, 2020

Kathy Miller and Harikrishna Nakshatri

Genomic medicine key to treating aggressive breast cancers disproportionately affecting African American women

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Laura Gates  |  Oct 09, 2020

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IU School of Medicine researcher awarded Susan G. Komen grant

INDIANAPOLIS — A grant from Susan G. Komen will help bolster research at Indiana University School of Medicine aimed at addressing outcome disparities in African-American

Anna Carrera  |  Oct 25, 2019

IU School of Medicine improving breast cancer surgery

After mastectomy surgery, women with breast cancer are faced with many types of scars. With every glance in the mirror, the physical scarring left after

Marco Gutierrez  |  Oct 17, 2019

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I am evidence of what research can do and will do

At 26, and a new mother, Nadia Miller’s dreams were typical. She wanted a big family, a career and hoped to one day travel the

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 06, 2019

Pam Perry

Pam Perry won’t let cancer push her dreams aside

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Alyssa Geisler  |  Aug 05, 2019

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Ballinger earns Career Development Award from ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation

Tarah Ballinger, MD, was named a recipient of the Career Development Award presented by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Michael Schug  |  Jun 27, 2019