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Thompson Proton Center Earns National APEx Accreditation

Posted on May 4, 2023

Thompson Proton Center achieves radiation oncology services reaccreditation from ASTRO’s APEx – Accreditation Program for Excellence® Thompson Proton Center, a member of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, attained reaccreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) APEx – Accreditation Program for Excellence®. APEx provides external validation that a radiation oncology facility delivers high-quality, safe patient […]

ANS Students Tour Thompson Proton Center

Posted on April 13, 2023

American Nuclear Society students from across the country toured Thompson Proton Center on the afternoon of April 13th, 2023. A group of students elected to learn more about proton therapy and take a private behind-the-scenes tour of Thompson Proton Center as one of their off-campus activities. Thompson’s team was delighted with the opportunity to raise […]

National Nutrition Month: Finishing Strong

Posted on March 24, 2023

Content by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, CSO, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Oncology Dietitian March is National Nutrition Month, and as we approach its end, let’s focus on two key ideas to propel us forward into the rest of the year.    Eat a Variety of Foods from All Food Groups  There are five different food […]

Fuel for the Future: Celebrating National Nutrition Month

Posted on March 3, 2023

March is National Nutrition Month! Blog content authored by: Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN, CSO National Nutrition Month is a campaign by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help us come together to create healthy habits that last a lifetime. This year’s theme “Fuel for the Future” focuses on sustainability. This means building eating […]

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 Watch Theresa’s Video Interview  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 […]