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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 […]


Telehealth Visits Available During COVID-19

Posted on March 30, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telehealth (Doxy.me) visits. This service is for certain established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are telehealth visits conducted? Telehealth visits are video […]


Rob Sanders Award Winner

Posted on February 6, 2020

Michelle Cannon, a medical assistant  at our Thompson Oncology Group – Blount location, was honored with the first-ever Rob Sanders Award on February 5, 2020. 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. Michelle was nominated […]


Welcome David Chism, MD

Posted on January 27, 2020

David Chism, MD “Nearly three decades ago, my uncle’s diagnosis of stage four kidney cancer was devastating because there were few treatment options. Since then, cancer treatment has become more effective through tremendous advancements in immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. As an oncologist, I’m pleased to provide these advanced treatment methods to my patients.” Board […]


Longtime Oncology Executive to Lead Thompson Cancer Survival Center

Posted on July 24, 2019

Covenant Health announces that Scott Warwick has been named chief administrative officer of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, the health system’s flagship cancer program.


Get Your Game On!

Posted on February 25, 2019

Game On Against Cancer Benefits Patients at Thompson Cancer Survival Center Game-lovers can bring out their competitive spirit for a good cause at the 8th annual Game On Against Cancer on Friday, March 1. The popular evening of games, music, food, beverages, and a silent auction benefits patients in need at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. […]


Fort Sanders Regional Named to National List of 100 Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

Posted on December 6, 2018

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has again been named to a national list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review, marking the third consecutive year the hospital has been included on the list.