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Posts categorized as “Thompson Cancer Survival Center”

Double Punch

Posted on October 22, 2020

Wilma Cason beat breast cancer twice with the help of Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center, a department of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


What is Prostate Cancer?

Posted on September 23, 2020

Talk to your doctor about your risk of developing prostate cancer, and learn about prostate cancer warning signs and detection.


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.


Welcome David Chism, MD

Posted on January 27, 2020

David Chism, MD “Nearly three decades ago, my uncle’s diagnosis of stage four kidney cancer was devastating because there were few treatment options. Since then, cancer treatment has become more effective through tremendous advancements in immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. As an oncologist, I’m pleased to provide these advanced treatment methods to my patients.” Board […]


Bright Days Ahead

Posted on May 31, 2018

Robin MacLean guesses that she did the most damage to her skin during the early part of her career with the United States Navy while stationed in Hawaii. Several days later MacLean found out the mole on her back was a cancerous melanoma.


A New Perspective

Posted on August 3, 2017

On any given day, you’ll find cancer patients and survivors who have found hope and help at Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center.