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.

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

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