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.

2015 Community Outreach - Public Report of Outcomes
IU Health Bedford Hospital

CT Lung Cancer Screening
April 2015 - August 2015

Number of patients screened 14
Number of follow-up required 9
Number referred for evaluation 5

Women's Health Day
September 12, 2015

Number of patients screened 10
Number of follow-up required 8
Number referred for evaluation 2

Skin Cancer Screenings

Number of patients screened 23
Number of follow-up required 17
Number referred for evaluation 6

Oral Cancer Screening

May 15, 2015

Number of patients screened 26
No follow up required 22
Referred for biopsy 0
Cancer identified 0

Skin Cancer Screening
May 5, 2014

Number of patients screened 33
No follow up required 20
Referred for biopsy (3 probable basal cell cancers found) 8
Referred for evaluation 5

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Skin Cancer Screening

May 4, 2015

Number of patients screened 27
No follow up required 23
Referred for biopsy 6
Cancer identified 2

Indianapolis Head and Neck Cancer Screening Event

July 2014

Number of patients screened 251
No follow up required 234
Referred for evaluation 14
Biopsies 3
Cancer identified 3

Indianapolis Breast Cancer Screening Community Event

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

April 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 16
Screening mammograms provided 10
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 11
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 0

May 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 11
Screening mammograms provided 5
Diagnostic mammograms/ultrasounds provided due to breast symptoms or an abnormal screening mammogram 9
Referred for follow up 8
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 0

June 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 13
No follow up required 9
Referred for follow up 4
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 0

July 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 11
No follow up required 5
Referred for follow up 6
Biopsies 0
Breast cancer identified 0

August 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 21
No follow up required 14
Referred for follow up 7
Biopsies 3
Breast cancer identified 1

September 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 18
No follow up required 9
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 5
Breast cancer identified 1

October 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 22
No follow up required 13
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 1

November 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 16
No follow up required 7
Referred for follow up 9
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 1

December 2014

Number of patients screened or provided a diagnostic service 16
No follow up required 10
Referred for follow up 6
Biopsies 2
Breast cancer identified 1

IU Health University Hospital

Lung Cancer Screening Year to Date 2014

Number of patients screened 34
Referred for follow up 18
Lung cancer identified 2

IU Health North Hospital

Lung Cancer Screening Year to Date 2014

Number of patients screened 30
Referred for follow up 18
Lung cancer identified 1