Sarcoma Awareness: Zerlin’s Story

2018-07-24T11:47:52+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Health, Research Spotlight, Your Voice|Tags: , , , |

Sign up for All IN news! In honor of National Sarcoma Awareness month, Hoosier Author, Kimberly Smith, pays tribute to her mother, Zerlin D. Jones, who recently lost her battle with sarcoma cancer. Sarcoma Awareness Month: Author Kimberly Smith Pays Tribute to Her Mother It was [...]

How Dogs Are Helping Purdue Scientists Discover Better Cancer Treatments

2018-05-10T10:41:22+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Only 40% of cancer patients respond to chemotherapy.  With the help of some canine friends, scientists at Purdue have developed a new method to see how a patient's body is responding to chemotherapy.  The treatment of cancer in dogs is almost identical to the treatment of cancer in humans.  Scientists at Purdue tested chemotherapy response [...]

Research Spotlight on Mental Health

2018-05-10T10:15:20+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , |

  May is Mental Health Awareness month and we are spotlighting current research studies for which you can volunteer to help improve mental health in Indiana.  First, here are some quick stats on mental health in the United States. Mental health is an important part of our overall health and well-being.  Mental illnesses are [...]