Research Cures Cancer

Here at Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, more than 250 cancer researchers are dedicated to improving, extending, and saving the lives of people with cancer.

We know that research cures cancer. IU has done it before: Four decades ago, an IU team led by Lawrence Einhorn, MD, developed the cure for testis cancer. Today, our physicians and scientists continue to test new ideas, take risks, and innovate. Your support of cancer research at IU ensures that our physicians and scientists have the resources they need to conduct research that changes outcomes. 

Explore our programs below to learn how research at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center is improving lives in Indiana and far beyond.

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Breast Cancer Research

We don’t mind a challenge. That’s why our researchers are tackling the most difficult-to-treat types of breast cancer.
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Lung Cancer Research

Our lung cancer researchers find answers that help devise better treatments, increase survival, and enhance patients’ quality of life.
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Multiple Myeloma Research

Our program is led by some of the top multiple myeloma researchers in the world, and we have our sights set on finding a cure.
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250 Researchers with expertise on nearly all cancers
113 Cancer research laboratories at IU
91 of 92 Indiana counties with residents in IU clinical trials

Pancreatic Cancer Research

With your help, we can find ways to better detect and treat pancreatic cancer.
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Testicular Cancer Research

Our researchers won't rest until the testicular cancer survival rate is 100 percent, and the side effects of treatment are minimized.
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Simon Says Expert Series

Take part in a monthly virtual event where you can hear directly from our scientists on various topics.
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From periodic newsletters to special event invitations to personal interactions with our researchers, you can be engaged and informed on the world-class research being conducted at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. Let us know what interests you by filling out a short form.

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