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Thompson Oncology Group Receives Accreditation from ASCO

Posted on March 31, 2016

Thompson Oncology Group, a division of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™) certifies oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for cancer care.  “This shows once again despite an extremely […]


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments.


McKinley and VanderSteeg Recognized by THA at 77th Annual Meeting

Posted on December 3, 2015

VanderSteeg and McKinley were among 26 individuals honored during the THA event in which awards were presented in 14 categories, recognizing contributions from healthcare representatives ranging from hospital volunteers and frontline staff to trustees and executives.


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Posted on November 20, 2015

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced plans for a leadership transition.


Welcome Thomas Repine, MD

Posted on November 3, 2015

Thomas Repine, MD “I want my patients to know I will do everything I can to help them on their cancer journey. Cancer care today is truly exciting – I’m passionate about staying current on the latest research so I can bring that knowledge to my patients and their families.“ Meet Dr. Repine – Watch […]


Michael Thompson, MD

Posted on November 3, 2015

Michael Thompson, MD “I’ve proudly served cancer patients in the Oak Ridge community for more than 30 years. I get to know each of my patients on a personal level so I can tailor their treatments around what is most important to them.” Meet Dr. Thompson – Watch Video Board Certification:  Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Hematology […]


Brook Saunders, MD

Posted on November 3, 2015

Brook Saunders, MD “I enjoy working with cancer patients to develop a customized treatment plan tailored to their needs. I treat each patient as  a family member – with excellent care and compassion.“ Meet Dr. Saunders – Watch Video Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship:  Gynecologic Oncology, University of Kentucky Residency:  Obstetrics and Gynecology,  University of Tennessee Medical […]


Welcome Kenneth Cofer, MD

Posted on November 3, 2015

Kenneth Cofer, MD “As an oncologist, my goal is always to put my patients first. I’m here to be a resource for them, to answer their questions, and to help them understand all of their treatment options.“ Meet Dr. Cofer – Watch Video  Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship:  Gynecologic Oncology, University of Southern California Residency:  Obstetrics and […]