Cancer and Mental Health

Posted on May 26, 2021

This content was written by Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW, of Thompson Cancer Survival Center.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Many people don’t realize the impact that a disease like cancer has on mental health. That’s why it is critically important that cancer patients discuss their mental and emotional health with their family members and […]

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Navigating Food and Medication Interactions

Posted on May 12, 2021

This content was written by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN, one of  Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Clinical Dietitians. In the oncology setting, it is common for patients to begin new medications. Chemotherapy drugs treat cancer, and your provider may prescribe medications to prevent or manage side effects of treatment. I hear many patients say they […]

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Gynecologic Oncology

Posted on January 28, 2021

What is a Gynecologic Oncologist? A Gynecologic Oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Gynecologic cancers include: cervical cancer ovarian cancer uterine cancer vaginal cancer and vulva cancer. Each of these has different symptoms, risk factors, and treatments. A gynecologic oncologist focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of […]

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David Martin, MD

Posted on January 18, 2021

David Martin, MD “I’m dedicated to preventing and treating women’s cancers, and providing surgical therapy for difficult gynecologic diseases. There are many new medical treatments available, and I’m excited to provide these new therapies with the program at Thompson Oncology Group.” Board Certification:  Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship:  Gynecologic Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill […]

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Assess Cancer Risk with Genetic Counseling

Posted on November 12, 2020

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is Nov. 12, 2020. Learn more here.

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Welcome Mailien Rogers, DO

Posted on November 5, 2020

Mailien Rogers, DO “My roots are embedded in the heart of East Tennessee. Being a native of the area, I vowed to provide excellent care for those who took part in making me who I am today. I am a southern girl with a caring heart, and I am honored when patients entrust me with […]

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Wei Lin, MD

Posted on July 30, 2020

Wei Lin, MD “My goal is to provide personalized, compassionate care to every patient I treat.”  Board Certification:  Medical Oncology  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Tom Baker Cancer Center University of Calgary Alberta, Canada  Residency:  Internal Medicine Canton Medical Education Foundation Canton, OH  Medical School:  Shanghai Medical University China  Location: Thompson Oncology Group – West […]

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Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]

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