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Welcome Felicia Wheeler, MD

Posted on August 1, 2019

Felicia Wheeler, MD “I am a Knoxville native, so I am excited about returning home to care for our community.”  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Residency:  Internal Medicine,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Downtown 1916 White Avenue Knoxville, […]


Welcome Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD

Posted on February 18, 2019

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Bala will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown location.  Kamalesh K. Bala, MD, PhD Board Certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Residency:  Internal Medicine,  […]


December DAISY Award Winners

Posted on December 20, 2018

Three nurses at Thompson Cancer Network were honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. 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 extraordinary care and compassion from his nurses during […]


The Kindest ‘Cut’ of All

Posted on October 19, 2018

Meningioma. Gamma Knife®. Both terms were foreign to Wes Petty.


Welcome Aaron Flanders, MD

Posted on July 6, 2018

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Aaron Flanders, MD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Flanders will serve as a vital member of our cancer fighting team and will care for patients at our TOG – Morristown location.  Aaron Flanders, MD Board Certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine Fellowship:  Hematology and Oncology,  Walter Reed National Military […]


Phillip Fulmer and Student Athletes Visit Cancer Patients

Posted on May 7, 2018

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer and student athletes Evina Westbrook and Todd Kelly Jr., recently partnered with 818 Ministries to make a special visit to Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) patients.   “It means a lot to us to be able to meet patients and their family members. One of our four pillars in […]


Subway Race Against Cancer 2017

Posted on October 26, 2017

Join us on Sunday, November 12 for the 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer! This 5k walk or run event raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program, which provides free cancer education and screenings to thousands of under-served and under-insured community members every year.  Over the last 23 years, this race has […]


Beautifully Broken

Posted on October 19, 2017

The sun is covered by clouds, and the day is gray. There will be complaints about the rain, but not from Angelia Smith. That’s because Smith, 43, knows about a different kind of clouds, the kind that don’t cover the sky, but envelop a woman’s heart and mind when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. […]