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Share Your Story

Posted on October 11, 2022

Inspire Others. Ignite Hope. Share Your Story.  Have you had a great experience with the team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Thompson Oncology Group, Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center, or Thompson Proton Center? Would you be willing to share your story to inspire, encourage, and spread hope to other cancer patients? If so, please complete the […]


Thompson Proton Center Tours

Posted on October 11, 2022

Elite Technology, Close to Home As the ONLY proton therapy center in our region, we’re proud to offer the latest technology and treatment methods to patients across East Tennessee and beyond. Learn about proton therapy here.  Seeing is Believing We offer weekly tours of our state-of-the-art facility. You’ll learn about the history and science of […]


Thompson Proton Center Physicians

Posted on September 22, 2022

  Ryan Grover, MD Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director Residency: Radiation Oncology Loma Linda University Medical Center  Medical School:  University of Southern California   Brion Shin, MD Radiation Oncologist  Residency: Radiation Oncology Loma Linda University Medical Center  Medical School:  Lima Linda University Medical Center   Allen Meek, MD Radiation Oncologist  Residency: Radiation Oncology Johns Hopkins […]


Welcome Dat Tran, MD

Posted on August 17, 2022

Dat Tran, MD “The most satisfying part of oncology is getting to know my patients as they navigate their cancer journey, allowing for a special doctor-patient relationship unlike those in other specialties.”  Meet Dr. Tran – Watch Video  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology LSU Health Science Center New Orleans, LA Residency:  […]


Oncology Pharmacists: Valuable Patient Resource

Posted on June 27, 2022

This blog was written using content provided by Kasey Smith, Pharm D, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Patients can easily become overwhelmed as they try to make sense of a cancer diagnosis. The feeling of being overwhelmed can intensify as they try to understand the necessary lab tests, imaging scans, and biopsies they may need, on top […]


No Place Like Home

Posted on June 17, 2022

New Linear Accelerator at Thompson Cancer-Sevier Brings Cutting-Edge Treatment to Local Cancer Patients The tumor was discovered by pure coincidence. When Jamesena Miller underwent a CT scan in October 2021 to follow up on a lung procedure, her surgeon noticed a spot in her left breast that he recommended checking. After Miller underwent a lumpectomy […]


Acceptance, Accolades, and Opportunities

Posted on June 9, 2022

“Dear Dr. Chism, Congratulations! On behalf of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology),  it is with great pleasure that I inform you of your admittance to the ASCO Leadership Development Program (LDP).”  These words begin the acceptance notification from ASCO sent to Thompson Oncology Group’s David Chism, MD, on April 13, 2022.  Dr. Chism is […]


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 […]