Monthly Archives: August 2008

Annual Free Prostate Cancer Screenings to be Held Sunday, September 28

            When prostate cancer is detected early, prior to spreading to other organs, the five-year survival rate is nearly 100 percent.  It’s just one of the reasons why prostate cancer screenings are so important, and why Floyd Memorial Hospital is offering free prostate cancer screenings on Sunday, September 28, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.  [...]

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Local Physician Honored by Commission on Cancer

Walter D. Jones, MD, a pathologist with Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, was recently awarded the Cancer Liaison Physician Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).  Cancer Liaison Physicians are an integral part of cancer programs approved by the CoC, an accreditation which the Floyd Memorial cancer program [...]

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Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center Offers Free Gastric Banding Seminars

The Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center, specializing in both surgical and non-surgical weight loss options, will offer free informational seminars on the new Realize Personalized Banding Solution.  Presented by Board-Certified General Surgeon Ashley Lankford, M.D., FACS, the seminars will be held one Tuesday evening and Saturday morning per month.   The minimally invasive Realize band procedure [...]

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A Helping Hand for Families Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

Providing care for a family member or loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease can be a daunting task, but one that most caregivers find truly rewarding and worthwhile. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and the Alzheimer’s Association of Southern Indiana and Kentucky will host a free seminar to help caregivers, family members and friends [...]

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