Preventive Screenings

Indiana University Health Cancer Centers are focused on providing proactive screenings to detect a variety of cancers while they are in the early stages. Many of these screenings are conducted at community events as well as within our hospital facilities.

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Skin Cancer Screening
May 6, 2013

Number of patients screened 31
No follow up required 22
Referred for biopsy (3 probable basal cell cancers found) 7
Referred for evaluation 2

Indianapolis Breast Cancer Screening Community Event

November 2013

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 26
Screening mammograms provided 10
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 19
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 5
Breast cancer identified 0

December 2013

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 22
Screening mammograms provided 11
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 13
Referred for follow up 8
Biopsies 1
Breast cancer identified 0

January 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 18
Screening mammograms provided 4
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 15
Referred for follow up 7
Biopsies 3
Breast cancer identified 0

February 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 21
Screening mammograms provided 4
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 19
Referred for follow up 6
Biopsies 4
Breast cancer identified 0

March 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 20
Screening mammograms provided 4
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 18
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 3
Breast cancer identified 0

IU Health University Hospital

Lung Cancer Screening 2013

Number of patients screened 39
Referred for follow up 20

Lung Cancer Screening Year to Date 2014

Number of patients screened 52
Referred for follow up 10

IU Health North Hospital

Lung Cancer Screening 2013

Number of patients screened 31
Referred for follow up 16

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Breast Cancer Screening Community Event
September 2013

Number of patients screened 81
Mammogram Referrals 51
Abnormal findings from clinical breast exams; referred for diagnostic mammogram or ultrasound 10
Surgical Consults 3
Number of Biopsies 2

Cervical Cancer Screenings
January, September, and October 2013

Number of patients screened 189
Referred for follow up 11

Skin Cancer Screenings
May 2013

Number of patients screened 251
Presumptive diagnoses and recommendations for follow up 30

Lung Cancer Screenings
January-December 2013

Number of patients screened 74
Referred for follow up 24

IU Health Arnett Hospital

Skin Cancer Screening at Lafayette Senior Health Fair
October 2, 2013

Number of patients screened 16
Referred for follow up 4