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News & Blog

“For Us, It Was Life or Death”

Posted on December 10, 2020

Despite their best efforts, Melanie and Gailen Porter contracted COVID-19 in 2020. With the help of Fort Sanders Regional, they’re feeling much better now.


Practitioner-Turned-Patient

Posted on December 3, 2020

Whitney Copeland knew she needed to change her lifestyle. After weight-loss surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, she can keep up with her patients and kids.


What are you thankful for?

Posted on November 24, 2020

It’s hard to focus on life’s blessings during the pandemic, but some of Fort Sanders Regional’s staff wanted to share what they’re thankful for this year.


American Diabetes Month

Posted on November 20, 2020

November is American Diabetes Month. Take some time to learn about this disease from Fort Sanders Regional dietitian Rachel Ignomirello.


Catching Lung Cancer Early

Posted on November 19, 2020

Gregory Dorsett had just come in for a regular physical. The next thing he knew, he was receiving a low-dose CT scan that found his lung cancer early.


Lung Cancer: a Disease Seldom Caught Early

Posted on November 17, 2020

Lung cancer is rarely caught early, but low-dose CT screening, available at Fort Sanders Regional, helps detect cancer early when treatment is possible.