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Cancer wellness center supports Indiana survivors

2020-08-25T12:53:01-04:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Adults, Cancer|

In the United States, there are over 16.9 million people who have had a diagnosis of cancer and are still living with it or are cancer-free. There are around 300,000 survivors living in Indiana. The Karuna Precision Wellness Center offers a number of cancer-related services to help support survivors in Indiana who are searching for [...]

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new treatment with help from Tyler Trent’s cell lines

2020-02-10T14:23:35-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Kids, Research Spotlight|

Most Indiana residents recognize the name Tyler Trent. Tyler was a Purdue University student and football superfan who died on January 1, 2019, after waging a long and valiant fight against an aggressive form of bone cancer. Tyler’s legacy as a research advocate started years ago while he was a patient at Riley Children’s Health. [...]

Helping cancer survivors get “back to life” after treatment with new, free wellness center

2019-07-19T18:27:41-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Adults, Cancer, Health, Wellness|

After finishing cancer treatments, many survivors do not know where to turn for guidance about their physical and mental health. The Indiana Cancer Wellness Center is a one-stop-shop for guidance about nutrition, fitness, wellness and other services that people wouldn’t be able to get at a hospital — and it’s free of charge. Researchers at [...]

Sarcoma awareness: Zerlin’s Story

2019-07-08T17:13:52-04:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Health, Research Spotlight, Your Voice|Tags: , , , |

Sign up for All IN news! In honor of National Sarcoma Awareness month, Hoosier Author, Kimberly Smith, pays tribute to her mother, Zerlin D. Jones, who recently lost her battle with sarcoma cancer. Sarcoma Awareness Month: Author Kimberly Smith Pays Tribute to Her Mother It was [...]

Emily’s story: beating acute lymphoblastic leukemia

2019-07-08T17:16:37-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Research Participant Stories|Tags: , , , |

Emily Settle was finishing her freshman year as a dental hygiene student at the University of Southern Illinois when she started to notice the symptoms.Emily, 19, was in top physical shape as a collegiate track and cross country athlete, but she was suddenly struggling to complete regular training with her team. Emily running track at [...]

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