Category Archives: Support Groups

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 Laryngectomee Support Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Floyd Memorial’s Laryngectomee Support Group recently celebrated its one year anniversary on May 20. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 pm in Floyd Memorial’s Paris Health Education Center. Also known as a lost cord club, the support group is beneficial to the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomy patient. This is [...]

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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 Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month in May with a special Stroke Awareness Day on May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm in Floyd Memorial Hospital’s main lobby. Blood pressure screenings, risk and prevention information, support services and giveaways will be available. Registration is not required. [...]

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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 Free Joint Pain Seminar February 26

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Joint Pain Seminar on Thursday, February 26 from 6 to 7 pm at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. Learn about advanced treatments that may offer dramatic relief of your knee or hip pain.  Board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon Aniefiok Uyoe, MD, will discuss medications, exercise [...]

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Floyd Memorial’s Free Shoulder Pain Seminar Set for January 29

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Shoulder Pain Seminar on Thursday, January 29 from 6 to 7 pm at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. Learn about advanced treatments that may offer dramatic relief of your shoulder pain.  Board certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship trained sports medicine physician Kris Abeln, MD, will discuss medications [...]

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