About IU Simon Cancer Center
The benefits to our patients are clear: a wide range of innovative treatment options, expert teams of diverse professionals focused on their specific cancer type, and attention to all cancer care needs in one setting.
Nearly 40,000 patients turn to IU Simon Cancer Center - a partnership between Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health - for cancer care each year, seeking the multidisciplinary team approach in each of our disease-specific clinical care programs. To learn more about the cancer center program, view our IU Simon Cancer Center 2010 Cancer Report.
This team approach combines treatment, research, and supportive care expertise for each patient to provide the best chance for recovery. Through their standards of care and clinical trial options, IU Simon Cancer Center offers diagnostic, treatment and prevention regimens that meet the unique needs of each individual patient.
Located in the heart of Indianapolis at Indiana's only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center providing patient care, we offer the most advanced care in the most modern and comfortable facilities. Our CompleteLife program addresses the full spectrum of patient and family needs, including emotional psychological and spiritual concerns.
The benefits to patients are clear: a wide range of innovative treatment options, expert teams of diverse professionals focused on their specific cancer type and attention to all cancer care needs in one setting.
Pioneering the Next Generation of Care
IU Simon Cancer Center's research expertise is known around the world, offering renewed hope for patients and families and new options in cancer care.
As an example, researchers and physicians with IU Simon Cancer Center have improved the cure rate of testicular cancer from 10 percent to nearly 95 percent today. We have gained international recognition for treatment of the following conditions:
- Breast cancer
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Genitourinary cancer
- Hematologic cancer
- Thoracic cancer
- Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
Clinical trials are vital to the research for new treatment programs. Patients interested in clinical trials with IU Simon Cancer Center are encouraged to visit iuhealth.org/cancerclinicaltrials for specific information.