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Posts categorized as “Surgical Oncology”

Fighting for Her Life

Posted on November 30, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional tackles complex cancer case Brenda Beason sat quietly in her home in New Tazewell, bracing herself for the day ahead. At her side was Dieter Kiser, the man she had fallen in love with after the death of her first husband. In a matter of hours they would find out the results […]


Catching Cancer Early

Posted on November 16, 2022

Woman has cancerous tumor removed at Fort Sanders Regional Amber Henry, 34, has struggled with gallbladder issues for years. Henry, her partner and their children live in Crossville where they enjoy playing outside and caring for their chickens. In 2020, Henry was hospitalized for a severe episode of pancreatitis, a condition that causes abdominal pain […]


Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Posted on September 21, 2022

Fellowship-trained surgical oncologist treats thyroid cancer at Fort Sanders Regional After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when he received a diagnosis of thyroid […]


“I’m Still Here”

Posted on December 16, 2021

Brenda Chandler is thankful to the Fort Sanders Regional team for saving her life. After surgery to remove cancer earlier this year, she is feeling great.