Category Archives: Cancer Center of Indiana

New 3D Mammography at Floyd Memorial Offers Better Chance to Diagnose Breast Cancer Earlier

Floyd Memorial’s Women’s Imaging Center is excited to offer 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening and biopsy. Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures without the confusion of overlapping tissue. The Center’s Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® system offers a screening experience similar [...]

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Free Smoking Cessation Class Series Begins August 27

Are you ready to stop smoking? Floyd Memorial Hospital and the Floyd County Tobacco Cessation Coalition are offering a free 13-week Cooper Clayton Method for Smoking Cessation class series beginning Thursdays, August 27 through November 19 from 5 to 6 pm at the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana. The Cooper Clayton Method is a [...]

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Floyd Memorial and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana Join Forces with Over 300 Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates across the Country

Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana today announced that they have jointly made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80% by 2018” initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control [...]

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Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana to Host Cancer Survivors Reunion June 19

The Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana is hosting a free Cancer Survivors Reunion on Friday, June 19 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. All cancer survivors and their families are invited to join in for a free day of fun in the Wild, Wild West of Floyd Memorial’s Cancer Center of Indiana. The Barbeque [...]

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May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed during the month of May, is a time to raise awareness of skin cancers, encourage prevention and early detection through self-exams. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, on average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. In 2015, it is estimated that 9,940 deaths will be attributed [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Advice on Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Cancers of the colon and rectum, often collectively referred to as colorectal cancer, are life-threatening tumors that develop in the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer in the United States. More than 90 percent of colorectal tumors develop from a type of polyp called adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps, also called adenomas, are [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Colon Cancer Prevention Seminar and Cooking Demonstration March 10

Floyd Memorial will host a free Scope it Out colon cancer prevention seminar and cooking demonstration on Tuesday, March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. The seminar will focus on how you can follow simple strategies to prevent colon cancer. Floyd Memorial general surgeon, Douglas Berg, MD, [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosting Breast Health Seminar October 16

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana will host a free Breast Health Seminar on Thursday, October 16 from 6 to 8 pm. Join breast cancer specialists including medical oncologists/hematologists, a general surgeon and plastic and reconstructive surgeon for this free evening presentation of all the latest breast [...]

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Floyd Memorial Laboratory Receives Accreditation for High-Quality Transfusion Services

New Albany, Indiana – Recently, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services was notified that it has received accreditation from the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) for transfusion services, after receiving a perfect review.  Floyd Memorial is the only Southern Indiana facility to have received this two-year accreditation.  The AABB process is a rigorous, quality-and [...]

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Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

Free Smoking Cessation Classes Offered Are you ready to stop smoking? Floyd Memorial Hospital has teamed up with the Floyd County Tobacco Cessation Coalition to offer free 13-week Cooper Clayton Method for Smoking Cessation classes at three different locations in Floyd County.  The Cooper Clayton Method is a science-based program that was started over 25 [...]

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