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Cure rate is high for children and adults with cancer

In honor of September’s national designation as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Robert Fallon, director of the Riley Children’s Cancer Center at Riley Hospital...

Report: Cancer is the world’s costliest disease

American Cancer Society researchers say that cancer is now the world's leading economic killer as well as its likely top cause of death. Their...

Indy churches can help prevent cancer

When it comes to delivering health information, is your pastor more effective than a medical expert? Studies involving Black churches have shown that sometimes,...

African-American men over 40highest risk for oral cancer

When people think about diseases related to smoking and alcohol, oral cancer isn’t usually one that comes to mind. However, the combination of tobacco...

Dr. LaSalle D. LeffallCancer pioneer assured place in Black history

Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall’s place in Black history is assured, but it’s family history he wants African Americans in Indianapolis to remember more. Too...

Millions missing out on colon cancer screening

Nearly half the people who need potentially lifesaving checks for the nation's No. 2 cancer killer — colorectal cancer — miss them, despite years...

Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation awards grant to cancer support agency

Cancer Support Community, formerly The Wellness Community, recently announced a multi-year grant from the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation that will allow the organization...

Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation Awards Multi-year Grant to Cancer Support Agency to Expand Reach to Underserved

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Cancer Support Community, formerly The Wellness Community, announced today a multi-year grant from the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation that will allow...

Can the Risk of Prostate Cancer Really be Reduced with Diet and Exercise?

Men have a tendency to take care of their bodies on the outside. They go to the gym, lift weights and do various other...

Girls who get their period early at risk for heart disease, cancer

The earlier a girl begins menstruating, the higher her risk of developing heart disease and cancer later in life, a new study suggests. The...
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