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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Welcome Wenqing Zhang, MD, PhD

Posted on October 11, 2016

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

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