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Double Punch

Posted on October 22, 2020

Wilma Cason beat breast cancer twice with the help of Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center, a department of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Lather Up and Cover Up To Avoid Skin Cancer

Posted on August 3, 2020

Grant Clark, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s downtown clinic, provides advice on avoiding skin cancer.


Wei Lin, MD

Posted on July 30, 2020

Wei Lin, MD “My goal is to provide personalized, compassionate care to every patient I treat.”  Board Certification:  Medical Oncology  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Tom Baker Cancer Center University of Calgary Alberta, Canada  Residency:  Internal Medicine Canton Medical Education Foundation Canton, OH  Medical School:  Shanghai Medical University China  Location: Thompson Oncology Group – West […]


DAISY Award Winners – July 2020

Posted on July 24, 2020

Two nurse navigators at Thompson Cancer Survival Center were honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on July 21, 2020. 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 […]


Cofer, Saunders, Clark, and Meyer Named 2020 Top Docs

Posted on June 15, 2020

On behalf of the entire medical team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we are proud to congratulate Kenneth Cofer, MD and Brook Saunders, MD for being recognized as top Gynecologic Oncologists in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue. Grant Clark, MD and Joseph Meyer, MD, also part of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s care team, were  recognized […]


Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]


Welcome Michael Magee, MD

Posted on May 12, 2020

Michael Magee, MD “We specialize in hope!“ Board Certification:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, NY Hematology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Residency:  Internal Medicine Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Blount 220 BMH Cancer Center, Maryville, TN 37804 (865) 977-1065 […]


Thompson Cancer Survival Center Joins National Cancer Consortium to Study COVID-19

Posted on April 17, 2020

Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, has joined The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium, a national organization whose goal is to understand the effects of COVID-19 on cancer patients. Initial data suggests these patients have a higher risk of serious complications due to coronavirus than non-cancer patients, and the consortium hopes to rapidly […]