Friday, June 15, 2007

St. Vincent Chosen for Cancer Pilot

St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital has been chosen by the National Cancer Institute to participate in a pilot program, reports Inside INdiana Business.

St. Vincent is the only Indiana hospital in the program. The project is aimed at encouraging collaboration between various medical professionals and then linking them to NCI research and cancer centers based at large research universities.

The program will also research how to better serve the needs of underserved populations, as well as racial and ethnic groups with unusually high rates of cancer.

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