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 […]