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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.


2018 Thompson Terrific Tuesdays

Posted on May 21, 2018

Busy schedules can make it difficult to schedule your annual mammogram. Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center wants to help! We will be staying open late on the following dates throughout the summer to offer you more convenient appointment times:  June 12 June 26 July 10 July 31 August 14 October 16 The last appointment will be […]


Welcome Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C

Posted on May 10, 2018

We are proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C to our cancer fighting team at Thompson Oncology Group and Parkwest Medical Center. Lowe joins our board-certified oncology physicians and will primarily care for patients at our Thompson Oncology Group – West location. Jazmin Lowe, FNP-C Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Education: Master of Science […]


Phillip Fulmer and Student Athletes Visit Cancer Patients

Posted on May 7, 2018

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer and student athletes Evina Westbrook and Todd Kelly Jr., recently partnered with 818 Ministries to make a special visit to Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) patients.   “It means a lot to us to be able to meet patients and their family members. One of our four pillars in […]


National Healthcare Decision Day: The Importance of Advance Directives

Posted on March 29, 2018

  April 16 is National Healthcare Decision day, so we sat down with palliative care physician B. David Wooten, MD of Covenant HomeCare and Hospice to learn about advance directives.   What is an advance directive?  An advance directive is a document that gives direction to your wishes about medical care in the event of any […]


Subway Race Against Cancer 2017

Posted on October 26, 2017

Join us on Sunday, November 12 for the 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer! This 5k walk or run event raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program, which provides free cancer education and screenings to thousands of under-served and under-insured community members every year.  Over the last 23 years, this race has […]


Beautifully Broken

Posted on October 19, 2017

The sun is covered by clouds, and the day is gray. There will be complaints about the rain, but not from Angelia Smith. That’s because Smith, 43, knows about a different kind of clouds, the kind that don’t cover the sky, but envelop a woman’s heart and mind when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. […]


Covenant Health Foundations Sponsor Fall Seminars on Tax Law and Investing

Posted on October 10, 2017

National leaders are discussing the way people and businesses are taxed, and many ideas are being considered. The Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy and Covenant Health Foundations have been presenting a series of educational seminars on “How Proposed Tax Law Changes Can Impact You and How to Make Smarter Investments during Uncertain Times.” The seminars […]