Baptist Health Cancer Care Launches High Risk Colon Cancer Clinic

Baptist Health Cancer Care has launched a High Risk Colon Cancer Clinic that is designed to screen patients with hereditary red flags of inherited gastrointestinal cancers and Lynch Syndrome. It identifies individuals who carry the mutation that places them at a higher risk of developing a hereditary cancer. Baptist Health Floyd has partnered with Gastroenterology of Southern […]

3D Mammography Comes to Baptist Health Imaging in Corydon

Baptist Health Imaging is pleased to offer 3D mammography for breast cancer screening at its Corydon location at 313 Federal Drive NW, Suite 020. 3D mammography 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 3D mammogram screening experience is similar […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]