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Patient care is at the center of everything we do at Indiana University Health. The strength and determination patients show each day is inspirational. Here, you’ll learn about their struggles and challenges as well as their emotional milestones and victories.

Patient Stories February 4, 2022 Doreen’s journey: First a social worker, then a nurse, and then a patient IU Health Simon Cancer Center She always wanted to be a nurse, but that didn’t come until later in life. When she began treatment for leukemia, this patient was able to call on her... Doreen’s journey: First a social worker, then a nurse, and then a patient

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