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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 […]


Colorectal Cancer: Risks and Awareness

Posted on March 14, 2022

Content provided by Alora Terry, MS, CGC, at TCSC March is colorectal cancer awareness month. With 1 in 23 to 25 Americans (approximately 4%) developing colorectal cancer at some point in their life, an understanding of prevention and detection can be life-saving information. Cancer Screenings Colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention and detection often take the form […]


Cancer and Weight Management

Posted on March 7, 2022

Content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at TCSC Weight is an important metric that can be indicative of our overall health. Losing weight is typical for cancer patients due to side effects associated with both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. However, you may not know, that during active treatment, it is very common for doctors […]


Thompson’s Experts: Mentoring the Future of Cancer Care

Posted on February 21, 2022

The Thompson Cancer Survival Center team’s mission to put patients first and strive to consistently achieve excellence can be witnessed daily in the teams’ interactions caring for patients. Thompson also demonstrates this mission in ways that may not be as obvious, such as supporting and investing in a robust Clinical Research program, acquiring and maintaining […]


Testing National Recommendations – Improving Quality of Life

Posted on February 16, 2022

Thompson Cancer Survival Center has boasted a strong mission to participate in research and clinical trials since its inception. Thompson frequently participates as an approved site in national trials. Such participation ensures our patients and providers are offered access to the latest in novel therapeutics or treatments. The Thompson team also initiates trials or studies […]


Goals and Cancer

Posted on January 25, 2022

Content created with input from Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW One of the less often discussed ways patients with cancer can be affected by their diagnosis is in their perspectives of the future. Envisioning the Future It may be difficult for patients who are in the midst of their cancer journey to see past their immediate […]