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Lather Up and Cover Up To Avoid Skin Cancer

Posted on August 3, 2020

Grant Clark, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s downtown clinic, provides advice on avoiding skin cancer.


From a Wheelchair to Taking the Wheel

Posted on July 30, 2020

Ralph West was just cutting down a tree when a limb hit his head. As the tree came crashing down…and so did he. Read about his road to recovery here.


What is Hepatitis?

Posted on July 28, 2020

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver that leads to liver cell damage. Hepatitis is caused by a variety of things including autoimmune disorders, viruses, drugs and alcohol. Learn about three of the five main types of viral hepatitis.


“I Feel Like I’ve Gotten My Life Back”

Posted on July 23, 2020

Jenny Jones was at the heaviest weight of her life, and she knew she needed a lifestyle change. With the Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center, she lost 75 pounds.


Don’t Skip Your Mammogram

Posted on July 20, 2020

Screening mammograms are extremely important for breast health. At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, we provide mammography services through the Fort Sanders Breast Center. Learn more about screening mammograms here.


What is the UV Index?

Posted on July 20, 2020

Did you know there’s a way to know how just how cautious you need to be in the sun’s rays? Learn about the National Weather Service’s UV Index.