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Cancer screenings are tests or procedures to identify cancer in its earliest stages or identify signs of pre-cancer and treat them before cancer develops. Your healthcare provider can advise you about which screenings to have based on your age, sex and personal and family medical history.

IU 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 Academic Health Center

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Skin

May 6, 2019

Number of patients screened: 27

No follow up required: 16
Referred for biopsy: 6
Cancer identified: 2

Skin

May 7, 2018

Number of patients screened: 28

No follow up required: 26
Referred for biopsy: 2
Cancer identified: 0

IU Health University Hospital

Skin

May 8, 2017

Number of patients screened: 23

No follow up required: 19
Referred for evaluation: 2
Biopsies: 2
Cancer identified: 1

Head & Neck

April 5, 2017

Number of patients screened: 64

No follow up required: 62
Referred for evaluation: 2
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Lung

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 144

No follow up required: 134
Referred for evaluation: 10
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Colon

January - June 2018

Number of patients screened: 57

No follow up required: 10
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Lung

January - June 2018

Number of patients screened: 229

No follow up required: 188
Referred for evaluation: 41
Biopsies: 1
Cancer identified: 2

Automated Breast Ultrasound Exams (ABUS)

January - June 2018

Number of patients screened: 230

No follow up required: 190
Referred for evaluation: 40
Biopsies: 12
Cancer identified: 1

IU Health Morgan

Lung

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 4

No follow up required: 4
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Breast

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 0

No follow up required: 0
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Skin

May 8, 2017

Number of patients screened: 4

No follow up required: 0
Referred for evaluation: 3
Biopsies: 1
Cancer identified: 0

Skin

January - March 2018

Number of patients screened: 7

No follow up required: 7
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Lung

April - May 2018

Number of patients screened: 12

No follow up required: 12
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

Breast

July - September 2018

Number of patients screened: 4

No follow up required: 4
Referred for evaluation: 0
Biopsies: 0
Cancer identified: 0

HealthNet

Mammograms

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 65

No follow up required: 52
Referred for evaluation: 13
Biopsies: 2
Cancer identified: 1

Suburban Indianapolis

IU Health West Hospital

Skin

January - December 2018

Number of patients screened: 74

Skin

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 127

Skin

January - December 2016

Number of patients screened: 85
Referred for biopsy: 20
Referred for evaluation: 12
Cancers Identified: 10

Skin

January - December 2015

Number of patients screened: 48

Referred for biopsy: 8
Referred for evaluation: 15
Cancers Identified: 5

Lung

January - December 2018

Number of patients screened: 519

Lung

January - December 2017

Number of patients screened: 200

Lung

January - December 2016

Number of patients screened: 79

Referred for evaluation: 3
Cancers Identified: 3

Lung

January - December 2015

Number of patients screened: 78
Referred for evaluation: 0
Cancers Identified: 0

Head & Neck (Oral)

January - December 2016

Number of patients screened: 9

Follow-up required: 0

Head & Neck (Oral)

January - December 2015

Number of patients screened: 1

Follow-up required: 0

Screening Exams

January - December 2018

PSA: 3775

Colonoscopy/Flex: 313
Mammography: 7760
Occult Blood: 477

Screening Exams

January - December 2017

PSA: 1887

Colonoscopy/Flex: 353
Mammography: 7001
Occult Blood: 669

Screening Exams

January - December 2016

PSA: 1802

Colonoscopy/Flex: 307
Mammography: 6406
Occult Blood: 507

Screening Exams

January - December 2015

PSA: 1534

Colonoscopy/Flex: 397
Mammography: 5449
Occult Blood: 589

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Cervical

Delaware and Henry Counties each hosted two screenings in 2018

60 women screened

2 women recommended for follow up

Breast

In conjunction with Cervical Cancer screening on September 6, 2018

26 clinical breast exams

17 screening mammogram referrals
7 diagnostic mammogram referrals
2 no referral due to age

Skin

May 2018

127 people screened

28 presumptive diagnoses recommended for follow up
20 basal cell carcinoma
8 squamous cell carcinoma
0 melanoma

Lung

January 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

193 people screened

8 referred for follow up
1 lung cancers found
1 lung cancer stage IV

Cervical

Delaware and Henry Counties each hosted two screenings in 2017

84 women screened

8 women recommended for follow up

Breast

In conjunction with Cervical Screening on October 5, 2017

43 clinical breast exams

27 screening mammogram referrals
7 diagnostic referrals
9 no referral due to age

Skin

May 2017

151 people screened

21 presumptive diagnoses
12 basal cell carcinoma
4 squamous cell carcinoma
3 melanoma

Lung

January 1, 2017 - October 25, 2017

209 people screened

10 referred for follow up
5 lung cancers found
3 cancers stage I
cancer stage III
1 cancer stage IV

Cervical

Delaware and Henry Counties each hosted two screenings

67 women screened

5 women recommended for follow up

Breast

In conjunction with Cervical Screening on October 5, 2017

18 clinical breast exams

8 screening mammogram referrals
4 diagnostic referrals
6 no referral due to age or recent mammogram

Skin

May 2016

132 people screened

21 presumptive diagnoses
16 basal cell carcinoma
4 squamous cell carcinoma
1 melanoma

Lung

January 1, 2016 - October 25, 2016

250 people screened

45 referred for follow up
7 lung cancers found
6 cancers stage I
1 cancer stage III
1 incidental cancer finding – breast cancer – stage 1

Cervical

Delaware and Henry Counties hosted four screenings in 2015

119 women screened

9 women recommended for follow up

Breast

April 30, 2015 - September 3, 2015

92 clinical breast exams

63 referred for screening mammograms
10 referred for diagnostic mammograms

Skin

May 2015

149 people screened

16 presumptive diagnoses
11 basal cell carcinoma
4 squamous cell carcinoma
1 melanoma

Lung

January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015

204 people screened

40 referred for follow up
6 lung cancers found
5 cancers stage I
1 cancer stage III
1 incidental cancer finding – breast cancer – stage 1a