Local cancer services: Schneck Medical Center


Schneck Medical Center

Address: 411 W. Tipton St., Seymour

Key department: Cancer Center and Diagnostic Imaging Women’s Center

Phone: Main, 812-522-2349; Cancer Center, 812-522-0480; Diagnostic Imaging Women’s Center, 812-523-4874

Website: schneckmed.org

Services offered

  • Chemotherapy, radiation, surgery
  • 3-D computed tomography — images of the patient to determine the dose intensity pattern and the precise location to be targeted
  • Linear accelerator and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy technologies combine to provide the pinpoint accuracy needed to treat only the affected tissue without compromising surrounding healthy tissue.
  • Dedicated women’s center
  • Digital mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Breast MRI
  • Same-day biopsies
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy
  • Self-referrals for screenings
  • Flexible scheduling for mammograms
  • Colonoscopies
  • Patient navigators
  • Support

All cancer support group meets in the Schneck Cancer Center Conference Room. For more information, call 812-522-0480.

The leukemia and lymphoma support group meets at the Schneck Cancer Center Conference Room. For more information, call 812-522-0480.

American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program, every other month, provides wigs and free skin care products. ACS’s Road to Recovery program assist with rides for people that do not have a way to get to their treatments.

The palliative care team provides treatment of the discomfort, symptoms and stress of serious illness and chronic disease, with the main objective to relieve the pain and other symptoms to improve the quality of life and support families through their disease.

Reach to Recovery helps people cope with their breast cancer experience by offering comfort, emotional support and informed decision-making.

High-risk cancer clinic

Provides individualized recommendations for prevention and surveillance for those at increased risk, screening tests and education about the risk of breast, colon and melanoma skin cancer.

Screenings: Offers prostate, skin and oral screenings as well as clinical breast screenings and cervical cancer screenings at various times through the year. ColoCare kits for testing the stool for blood to screen for colon cancer also offered free throughout the year.

Columbus Regional Hospital

Address: 2400 E. 17th St., Columbus

Key department: Breast Health Center

Phone: CRH main, 812-379-4441 or 800-841-4938; Breast Health Center, 812-376-5064

Website: crh.org

Services offered

  • Chemotherapy, radiation, surgery
  • Social work, clinical nutrition, rehabilitation
  • Tobacco awareness, skin cancer screenings
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
  • Screening mammography
  • Digital mammography
  • Diagnostic mammography
  • Diagnostic and screening breast MRI
  • Breast MRI guided biopsy
  • Diagnostic breast ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy
  • Stereotactic guided breast biopsy
  • MammoSite, an advanced technology for targeted radiation therapy.
  • Genetic high-risk education and testing
  • Breast Health Navigator Program
  • Mammography assistance program
  • Breast cancer support services
  • Same-day testing results and 24-hour pathology results

St. Vincent Jennings Hospital

Address: 301 Henry St., North Vernon

Key department: Imaging services

Phone: 812-352-4200

Website: stvincent.org/St-Vincent-Jennings/

Services offered

  • Clinical breast exams
  • Screening mammography
  • Diagnostic mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy
  • Stereotactic guided breast biopsy
  • Ultrasound guided breast cyst aspiration
  • Breast ductograms
  • Breast needle localizations
  • $99 lung scans for lung cancer screenings
  • Assistance programs

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