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Covenant Health Named to Becker’s 2022 List of “60 Hospitals or Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs”

Posted on January 30, 2023

Covenant Health is pleased to announce its recognition on a national list of top oncology programs in the country.


Thompson, Fort Sanders Earn Tennessee’s First National Rectal Cancer Accreditation

Posted on December 29, 2022

The National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer accreditation is given for high standards of multidisciplinary patient care.


With Grace and Strength

Posted on December 16, 2022

27-Year-Old Healthcare Worker Overcomes Hodgkin Lymphoma thanks to Thompson Cancer Survival Center  In 2021, Logan Sluder, 27, of Knoxville, was in the process of planning her wedding and had landed the job of her dreams: caring for patients as a speech-language pathologist. After finishing her master’s degree, Sluder began working at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, […]


A Tactical Battle for Life

Posted on December 6, 2022

Partial breast radiation gives cancer patients a winning edge Meetups with family and friends, camping and kayaking, riding a bike to new adventures on a wide-open road.  Theresa Tunnell is busy, and for a good reason.  Making the most of every day is something Tunnell became passionate about during cancer treatment earlier this year at […]


A Wing and a Prayer

Posted on November 30, 2022

Veteran Beats Prostate Cancer with Help from Proton Therapy “I remember it like it was yesterday.” James Cook, Knoxville resident and U.S. Army veteran, remembers the day he received his prostate cancer diagnosis. He was devastated. “I just about broke down in tears. My first thought was ‘why me?’ I started packing my bags, both […]


Welcome Esha Cannon, DO

Posted on November 16, 2022

Esha Cannon, DO “My favorite part of being an oncologist is building a relationship with my patients. I’m passionate about advocating for them. I want my patients to know that they are not just a number. I partner with them to develop an individualized care plan.”  Meet Dr. Cannon – Watch Video Hematology and Medical […]


“More Good Years”

Posted on November 3, 2022

Man Beats Prostate Cancer after Treatment from Proton Therapy Center After surviving a heart attack in his early forties, Mike Dresel knew not to take his good health for granted. That’s why when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis in his sixties, he dove head-first into researching proton therapy so he could make an informed […]


Covenant Health Foundations Receive $30,000 in Grants from American Cancer Society

Posted on October 20, 2022

The grants will go towards transportation and lodging costs for cancer patients.