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June DAISY Award Winner

Posted on June 21, 2019

  An employee at Thompson Cancer Network was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses this week. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received extraordinary care and […]


Get Your Game On!

Posted on February 25, 2019

Game On Against Cancer Benefits Patients at Thompson Cancer Survival Center Game-lovers can bring out their competitive spirit for a good cause at the 8th annual Game On Against Cancer on Friday, March 1. The popular evening of games, music, food, beverages, and a silent auction benefits patients in need at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. […]


Welcome Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD

Posted on February 18, 2019

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Bala will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown location.  Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD Board Certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Residency:  Internal Medicine,  […]


December DAISY Award Winners

Posted on December 20, 2018

Three nurses at Thompson Cancer Network were honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received extraordinary care and compassion from his nurses during […]


Fort Sanders Regional Named to National List of 100 Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

Posted on December 6, 2018

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has again been named to a national list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review, marking the third consecutive year the hospital has been included on the list.


The Kindest ‘Cut’ of All

Posted on October 19, 2018

Meningioma. Gamma Knife®. Both terms were foreign to Wes Petty.


Welcome Aaron Flanders, MD

Posted on July 6, 2018

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Aaron Flanders, MD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Flanders will serve as a vital member of our cancer fighting team and will care for patients at our TOG – Morristown location.  Aaron Flanders, MD Board Certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine Fellowship:  Hematology and Oncology,  Walter Reed National Military […]


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.