Patient Info & Clinical Trials

Demystifying cancer research, clinical trials, and survivorship

We used to be reluctant to brag about our research advancements and survivor stories. Then we decided bold is better—because we need everyone to know about the amazing things happening around here.

Everything we do is built on the spirit of discovery in every lab and exam room, the strength of every patient who participates in a clinical trial, and the generosity of every supporter like you.

It’s all about proving that #ResearchCuresCancer. Let’s do this.

NEW! Rapid Access Clinic

At IU Health’s new Rapid Access Clinic, you’ll receive prompt access to the specialized care you need to achieve the best possible outcome.

If you’re told you may have cancer, a certified physician assistant will guide you through an expedited diagnostic process that gets you into treatment faster and back to life more quickly.

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Greg’s story: “I thank you for my life”

Greg Tamer lost his father to multiple myeloma at a young age. Years later, Greg fought his own battle with the disease. Patients like Greg are the “why” behind, and in front of, every cancer research study.

It’s all dependent on research, and I’m counting on finding a cure.

Greg Tamer — Cancer survivor and research advocate

Cancer Research Explained

Take a look at the advances we’re making for patients with breast, lung, pancreatic, and testicular cancers, as well as the blood disease multiple myeloma.

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All About Clinical Trials

We have the facts you need to know about participating in a cancer research study—and more than 300 active clinical trials in need of patients.

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Surviving Cancer

We have experts in everything from chemobrain and hearing loss to mindfulness and physical therapy. Get the advice you need.

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Biobanking & Tissue Donation

Our scientists depend on patient biospecimens for their research in treatment-resistant diseases like multiple myeloma, pediatric sarcomas, and triple negative breast cancer.

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Being able to offer novel and different treatments to my patients while being able to learn about the disease is a privilege and an honor.

Anita Turk, MD — Physician-scientist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers

Finding a better “new normal”

Testicular cancer is a highly curable disease, but we still have unanswered questions about long-term effects of the most common treatment: a platinum-based chemotherapy drug called cisplatin.

The Platinum Study is a long-term, international effort to identify the genetic variants that cause hearing loss, nerve damage, and other conditions.

The science is deep, but the goal is simple: Eliminate the word “toxicity” from every cancer patient’s vocabulary.

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Your Questions. Our Experts.

Don't miss our monthly Simon Says Expert Series, with cancer scientists answering questions about research and living with cancer.

Coming Soon: 12 p.m. ET September 26

Sickle Cell Disease: Designing Care for Life

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