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Posts categorized as “Thompson Oncology Group”

Nutrition Tips for Chemotherapy Patients

Posted on April 8, 2021

This content was written by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, one of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Clinical Dietitians.  Overview of Chemotherapy Side Effects If your doctor has recommended chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer, you are likely processing a whole host of emotions: uncertainty, fear, and stress may be among them. While all of these feelings […]


Do Not Delay Annual Screening Mammograms

Posted on March 25, 2021

Simply put, routine cancer screenings check your body for signs of cancer before you may have any physical symptoms. Routine screening mammograms are extremely effective at diagnosing breast cancer sooner. National trends indicate an alarming decrease in annual screening mammograms lately. Experts believe it is because many women are reluctant to visit the doctor due […]


Assess Cancer Risk with Genetic Counseling

Posted on November 12, 2020

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is Nov. 12, 2020. Learn more here.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]