Skin Cancer Treatment
Bone marrow and stem cell transplant
- Thyroid, adrenal cortex, and pancreas cancers
- Colon, rectum, appendix, bile duct, esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, small intestine, and stomach cancers
- Prostate, bladder, kidney, penis, and ureter cancers
- Cervix, ovary, uterus, vulva, and vagina cancers
Head and neck cancers
Hematology and hematologic malignancies
- Leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma
- Liver, pancreas, and gall bladder cancers
- Brain, spinal cord, and metastatic nervous system tumors
- Soft tissue lesions and metastatic bone cancers
Skin cancer and melanoma
- Lung, esophagus, pleura, and chest wall cancers
- Thymus gland cancer
Skin Cancer Innovation
Lawrence Einhorn, MD, of the IU Health Simon Cancer Center researchers and physicians helped improve the cure rate of testicular cancer from 10 percent to nearly 95 percent today.
A study led by Doug Schwartzentruber, MD, at IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care was one of the first to demonstrate that therapeutic vaccines may have a benefit against cancer.
The Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection Center led by C. Max Schmidt, MD, is the largest of its kind, treating more than 1,000 patients at-risk for pancreatic cancer to identify means of early detection and treatment.
Research conducted by Bryan Schneider, MD, of the IU Health Simon Cancer Center that identified a genetic biomarker that causes neuropathy among some breast cancer patients using certain chemotherapy drugs was named one of the top clinical research advances of 2011 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Robotic Assisted Imaging
Emma Rossi, MD, was the first to describe the use of robotic assisted near infrared imaging to map sentinel lymph nodes for endometrial and cervical cancers.