Conditions & Treatments
Comprehensive cancer care in one convenient place.Our patient care cancer center combines highly skilled physicians, researchers and advanced treatment tools to provide the most comprehensive treatments.
Our cancer specialists at Indiana University Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center provide you with the latest therapies, address your unique needs and questions, and guide you through the healthcare system to ensure your treatment and patient experience are as smooth as possible. Our nationally- and internationally-renowned experts focus on specific cancers, providing you and your family with assurance that you are receiving the highest level of medical care.
IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center not only provides the highest level of patient care, but is also specifically focused on research and education. This facility is the only patient care cancer center in Indiana to receive the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation, recognizing the facility for scientific excellence, for discovery and development of more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and for educating health care professionals and the public.
Blue Distinction Center Designation
In 2012 Indiana University Health University Hospital was designated as a Blue Distinction Center by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in the area of complex and rare cancers. Complex and rare cancers include acute leukemia (inpatient, non-surgical), bladder, esophageal, gastric, head and neck, liver (primary), pancreatic, rectal, soft tissue sarcomas, and thyroid (medullary and/or anaplastic). Blue Distinction Center certification is awarded only to select programs that emphasize best-practice care and achieve excellent outcomes.
Treatment Options at IU Health Simon Cancer Center
- Appendix Cancer
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Bone Cancer
- Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Brain & Spinal Tumors
- Breast Cancer
- Cervical & Ovarian Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Esophagus Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Head & Neck Cancer
- Hereditary, Multifocal, and Early Onset Renal Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Lung Cancer
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