Phillip Fulmer and Student Athletes Visit Cancer Patients

Posted on May 7, 2018

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer and student athletes Evina Westbrook and Todd Kelly Jr., recently partnered with 818 Ministries to make a special visit to Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) patients.   “It means a lot to us to be able to meet patients and their family members. One of our four pillars in […]

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National Healthcare Decision Day: The Importance of Advance Directives

Posted on March 29, 2018

  April 16 is National Healthcare Decision day, so we sat down with palliative care physician B. David Wooten, MD of Covenant HomeCare and Hospice to learn about advance directives.   What is an advance directive?  An advance directive is a document that gives direction to your wishes about medical care in the event of any […]

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Subway Race Against Cancer 2017

Posted on October 26, 2017

Join us on Sunday, November 12 for the 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer! This 5k walk or run event raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program, which provides free cancer education and screenings to thousands of under-served and under-insured community members every year.  Over the last 23 years, this race has […]

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Thompson’s Terrific Tuesdays

Posted on June 21, 2017

Busy schedules can make it difficult to schedule your annual mammogram. Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center wants to help! We will be staying open late on the following dates throughout the summer to offer you more convenient appointment times:  June 27 July 11 July 25 August 8 October 10 The last appointment will be scheduled at […]

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Clinical trials participant hopes to help future cancer patients.

Posted on June 9, 2017

To Help Someone Else  During a breast self-exam, Wanda Blackburn detected a lump. She wasn’t shocked or afraid, her heart didn’t skip a beat and she didn’t cry. There was no strong family history of breast cancer and Blackburn felt okay.   She went on about her life without giving it much thought until she […]

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Clinical Trials: Research for the Future of Cancer Treatment

Posted on June 9, 2017

At Thompson Cancer Survival Center, oncologists and the clinical trials department work together to find suitable trials that could benefit patients here in East Tennessee. Clinical trials manager Jennifer England says patients are sometimes recommended by doctors and sometimes selected from research of medical files.  “We then meet with eligible patients to discuss the trial,” […]

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Welcome Sarah Harder, FNP-BC

Posted on April 21, 2017

Sarah Harder, FNP-BC joins Thompson Oncology Group in Oak Ridge and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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Welcome Thomas Kubota, MD

Posted on October 11, 2016

Thomas Kubota, MD joins Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Thompson Oncology Group, and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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