Established in 1992, the Indiana University Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center is a partnership between the Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health. The current name was adopted in 2006 to reflect the philanthropic support of the Melvin and Bren Simon family.

Healthcare providers at IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center not only offer the highest level of patient care but many are engaged in research. As a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center, the IU Health Simon Cancer Center’s researchers are recognized for meeting rigorous criteria for world-class, state-of-the-art programs in multidisciplinary cancer research. NCI-designated cancer centers put significant resources into developing research programs, faculty and facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

U.S.News & World Report Ranking

IU Health Cancer Centers offer an integrated system of cancer facilities supporting patients and their families at every step of their cancer journey. In addition, our unique partnership with the IU School of Medicine means our patients receive the most innovative treatment options.

IU Health ranks among the most highly regarded healthcare systems in the nation according to U.S.News & World Report. No one in Indiana is ranked higher or offers more highly ranked physicians. With this exceptional care, unmatched expertise and continued excellence, you know you’re making the right choice.

  • Over 80% of U.S.News & World Report's Top Doctors in Indiana practice at IU Health.
  • Indiana's only healthcare system nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report 20 years in a row.