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 AccreditationPosted on December 29, 2022
The National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer accreditation is given for high standards of multidisciplinary patient care.
Covenant Health Foundations Receive $30,000 in Grants from American Cancer SocietyPosted on October 20, 2022
The grants will go towards transportation and lodging costs for cancer patients.
Thompson Proton Center Names Executive DirectorPosted on September 19, 2022
Thompson Cancer Survival Center has named Gary Barlow as the executive director of the Thompson Proton Center. Barlow will manage the day-to-day operations of the proton center. Barlow joins Thompson Cancer Survival Center from the New Mexico Cancer Center, where he was leading the development of a new proton therapy center. Prior to his […]
Covenant Health Announces Thompson Proton CenterPosted on July 19, 2022
Covenant Health Purchases Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville Thompson Proton Center becomes part of Covenant Health’s Comprehensive Oncology Services Knoxville, TN – July 19, 2022 — Covenant Health, the area’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system, is pleased to announce the purchase of Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville, adding a new treatment option to […]
Establishing Universal Dose Guidelines in Radiation OncologyPosted on April 12, 2022
A member of the Covenant Health cancer care team co-authored a study recently published in JACMP (Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics). Senior Medical Physicist at Cumberland Medical Center – Cancer Center, Ivan L. Cordrey, Ph.D., DABR, shares joint first authorship credit for the study: A measure of SRS/SRT plan quality: Quantitative limits for intermediate […]
Navigating Food and Medication InteractionsPosted on May 12, 2021
This content was written by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN, one of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Clinical Dietitians. In the oncology setting, it is common for patients to begin new medications. Chemotherapy drugs treat cancer, and your provider may prescribe medications to prevent or manage side effects of treatment. I hear many patients say they […]
Oncology Rehabilitation ServicesPosted on March 5, 2021
Research shows that physical therapy during and after cancer treatment can speed up functional recovery, reduce pain and fatigue, and decrease the risk for other complications. And, it also helps patients and caregivers regain a sense of hope and independence. At Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we partner with Covenant Health Therapy Centers to provide convenient […]