Category Archives: Cancer Center of Indiana

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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Cancer Center of Indiana Hosting Free Family Fun Night

Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana & Gilda’s Club Louisville Offering Free Family Fun Night WHAT: Family Fun Night WHERE: Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana, 2210 Green Valley Road, New Albany WHEN: Wednesday, July 23, 4 – 6 pm. HOW: Call Blake Ferguson at (812) 542-4996 to register Gilda’s Club Louisville and the Floyd [...]

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Cancer Center of Indiana Hosting Annual Cancer Survivors’ Reunion June 6

The Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana is hosting a free Cancer Survivors Reunion on Friday, June 6 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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Quit Smoking Now! Floyd Memorial Offering FREE Smoking Cessation Classes

What: FREE Smoking Cessation Classes Where: Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana Lower Level Conference Room, 2210 Green Valley Road, New Albany, IN When: Fridays, 1-2 p.m.,  April 4 to June 27;  Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., July 9 to October 1 Why: Over 30 percent of Floyd county residents smoke, and our mortality rates for lung [...]

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