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Welcome to Thompson Oncology Group

Effective May 9, 2022: Updated Masking Guidelines

Masks are no longer required at our facility except under certain circumstances. Please note, visitors, patients, and healthcare workers may choose to wear a mask at any time, and patients may request that care team members who provide direct patient care wear masks. Read the updated policy.

When you have cancer, you want the best physicians fighting for you. That’s why the physicians of Thompson Oncology Group are board-certified and fellowship-trained with only one mission: to eradicate your cancer. Thompson’s medical oncologists use proven drug-based treatments and the latest clinical trial medicines to ensure you receive the most effective treatment.

Thompson Oncology Group is part of the region’s largest cancer-fighting network, with more imaging centers, more board-certified physicians and surgeons, and more cancer and radiation centers closer to where you call home. All Thompson Oncology Group practices are accredited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a certification that reflects our commitment to excellence and ongoing quality improvement.

      • Are you a patient, potential patient, or family member of a patient? You may find our For Patients page helpful.
      • Are you a referring provider partner? The For Healthcare Providers page will be a good place to start.
      • Do you want to get to know the excellent physician-led teams at Thompson Oncology Group? Meet Our Team on this page. *Follow links on each physician’s page (found by clicking the physician’s name) to view an introductory video. 
      • Do you need to know where to find us? Use the Locations page for addresses, maps, and directions. 
      • Thompson has an outstanding Clinical Research program with many Clinical Trials currently open. Visit the Clinical Research site to learn more. 

Thompson Oncology Group is proud to be part of  Thompson Cancer Survival Center and Covenant Health. This relationship allows our patients to take advantage of the multidisciplinary approach of our teams across the system as well as access to outstanding cancer support services. The Nurse Navigation team, Licensed Clinical Dietitians, Genetics Counselors, and Social Workers are all invested in delivering the best care to our patients. 


To help keep you safe from coronavirus (COVID-19),  telehealth visits are available. Learn more.

Medical Oncology / Hematology Referrals

To refer a patient, call (865) 331-2060 or download and complete our New Patient Referral Form  and send via Fax to (865) 374-2083.

New Patient Paperwork
Are you a new Thompson Oncology Group patient? 

Save time at your appointment and complete your new patient paperwork in advance.Click here to download your forms.    Find more information for New Patients on this page.


This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

Thompson Oncology Group offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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