Local News
9:30 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Cyber Knife Debuts Wednesday at James Graham Brown Cancer Center

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center will begin using a new tool this week to treat certain cancer patients.

The Cyber Knife is a $6 million investment that targets tumors throughout the body with noninvasive radiation treatment. Nine treatments are scheduled this week and officials hope to treat over 300 annually.

“It’s very innovative. It uses a Kuka robot which is the robot that makes BMW cars,” said Christy Stone, the center’s Cyber Knife administrator.

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3:39 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

IU Medical School, Health System Announce $150 Million Research Initiative

The Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health hospital system are launching an unprecedented $150 million research collaboration

Each institution is putting up $75 million for the five year effort, called the Strategic Research Initiative.

The research will focus on cancer, heart disease and neuroscience.

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