Heart Healthy Eating Event at Baptist Health Floyd Set for February 28

In honor of National Heart Health Month in February, Baptist Health Floyd is hosting a free Heart Healthy Eating event on Tuesday, February 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Baptist Health Floyd’s Paris Health Education Center. Interventional cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, will discuss the importance of heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sallie Niehoff, RDN, […]

3D Mammography Comes to Baptist Health Floyd Diagnostic Imaging – Corydon

Baptist Health Floyd is pleased to offer 3D mammography for breast cancer screening at its Diagnostic Imaging Center in Corydon located 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 […]

New Proactive Angels Support Group Formed at the Baptist Health Floyd Cancer Center

Baptist Health Floyd Cancer Center of Indiana’s board certified oncologist/hematologist and director of the Breast Cancer program at Baptist Health Floyd, Roseline Okeke, MD, has formed a new support group geared toward patients and their families who have tested positive for the mutations that can increase their risk for cancers. The group will focus on […]

New 3D Mammography at Baptist Health Floyd 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? Baptist Health Floyd 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 Baptist Health Floyd Cancer Center of Indiana. The Cooper Clayton Method is […]

Baptist Health Floyd Laryngectomee Support Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Baptist Health Floyd’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 Baptist Health Floyd’s Paris Health Education Center. Also known as a lost cord club, the support group is beneficial to the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomy […]

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 […]

Baptist Health Floyd Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

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

Baptist Health Floyd 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 […]