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Clinical Trial: HER2+ Breast Cancer ROCHE WO42633

Posted on May 11, 2022

This blog was written using content provided by Jessica Severt, RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Around 14% of new breast cancer diagnoses are categorized as HER2-positive which is generally associated with more aggressive cancer1. HER2-positive means an overexpression (too much) of the HER2 protein is found in the breast tumor […]


Establishing Universal Dose Guidelines in Radiation Oncology

Posted on April 12, 2022

A member of the Covenant Health cancer care team co-authored a study recently published in JACMP (Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics). Senior Medical Physicist at Cumberland Medical Center – Cancer Center, Ivan L. Cordrey, Ph.D., DABR, shares joint first authorship credit for the study: A measure of SRS/SRT plan quality: Quantitative limits for intermediate […]


Evaluating the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted on April 7, 2022

Content created based on a presentation by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD “A growing body of research suggests that inflammation increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Learn the foods that may contribute to or help relieve inflammation.” Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, gave this presentation to […]


Clinical Trials – Understanding the Process

Posted on April 5, 2022

Created with content provided by Jessica Severt, RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at Thompson Cancer Survival Center   Have you ever wondered how patients are selected to participate in a clinical trial or how they know where to start? Maybe your doctor has mentioned the possibility of you or a loved one being in […]


Wanda Witt | Rob Sanders Award Recipient

Posted on March 18, 2022

Wanda Witt, tumor conference and patient housing coordinator at our Thompson Oncology Group – Downtown location, was honored with the Rob Sanders Award on February 8, 2022. Created in honor of Rob Sanders, this award recognizes non-nurse employees who go above and beyond to improve the experience for our patients, family members, and coworkers. Wanda […]


Lawana Evans | DAISY Award Recipient

Posted on March 18, 2022

An employee at Thompson Cancer Network was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on February 10, 2022. 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 […]


Shila Newman | DAISY Award Recipient

Posted on March 18, 2022

An employee at Thompson Cancer Network was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on February 8, 2022. 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 […]


Cassandra Pitts | Rob Sanders Award Recipient

Posted on March 17, 2022

Cassandra Pitts, a department assistant and patient scheduler at our Thompson Oncology Group – Downtown location, was honored with the Rob Sanders Award on February 8, 2022. Created in honor of Rob Sanders, this award recognizes non-nurse employees who go above and beyond to improve the experience for our patients, family members, and coworkers. Cassandra […]