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What’s Your Cancer Story? The Summits Podcast Debuts Next Week

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the people around them share stories – stories of wisdom, stories of courage, and stories of hope. It’s one of the ways we connect with each other, comfort each other, and encourage each other. The Heroes Foundation has used events and programs to bring the Indiana cancer community together […]

Lindy Thackston Shares Her Cancer Story To Give Others A Fighting Chance

For Lindy Thackston, life before cancer was busy, fulfilling, and free. She was juggling three dream jobs – morning news anchor at FOX59, public address announcer for the Indianapolis Motor Speed [...]

Bargersville Girl Sells Scrunchies To Support Kids With Cancer

Cancer crept into Brooklyn’s life at an early age. At 7 years old, her best friend, Addison, was diagnosed with an inoperable DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) tumor. “They were in first [...]

The Heroes Foundation: How One Man’s Battle Became Everyone’s Battle

In the year 2000, Vince Todd Jr. was 26 years old and newly married to his college sweetheart. He and Cindy were settled in Indianapolis and they were thinking about starting a family. Life was goi [...]

Heroes Foundation Adds Heather Lloyd As Content Coordinator

INDIANAPOLIS —The Heroes Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Heather Lloyd in the newly created role of Content Coordinator. A former news anchor and reporter, Heather Lloyd spent f [...]

Hoosier Holds Running Tour Of March Madness Sites To Fight Cancer

When Kevin Fine moved from New Jersey to Indianapolis in 2007, he and his family found a big city with a small town feel. “I was flying out for my first week of work. It was one of those planes, [...]

Heroes Foundation awards three-year grant to support pediatric cancer research

IU researcher Steve Angus, PhD, receives three-year research award INDIANAPOLIS — The board of directors of the Heroes Foundation, an Indianapolis-based cancer advocacy non-profit in its twentie [...]