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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 […]


Patient Resource Guide

Posted on December 31, 2021

At Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we understand that a cancer diagnosis can seem overwhelming. We want you to know you are not on this journey alone. Our goal is to put patients first in everything we do and be the first and best choice for cancer care in our region. Our staff is committed to […]


TCSC Annual Report

Posted on December 29, 2021

  We’re proud to release our 2020 Annual Report to the community. 


Pharmacy Technicians: The Unseen Impact on Patient Care

Posted on September 3, 2021

Content authored by: Ragan S. Rutherford, CPhT, CSPT, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center How do Pharmacy Technicians impact patients’ care? We all see them, we likely all know a few, and we might even be related to one! The Pharmacy Technicians you most frequently see are likely those in a retail setting. They have specific […]


Nutrition to Prevent Cancer

Posted on August 19, 2021

This content authored by: Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Can nutrition help prevent cancer? Yes! Keep reading to learn more. Some risk factors for cancer are non-modifiable, meaning that they cannot be changed. For example, you cannot change your genetics, family history, age, gender, race, and ethnicity. However, here’s the […]


Welcome Anthony DeSalvo, MD

Posted on August 18, 2021

Anthony DeSalvo, MD “I want to reassure patients who are just beginning their cancer journey that there is help and there is hope. We will be with you every step of the way…surrounding you with a blanket of care, competence, professionalism, and determination.”  Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology Meet Dr. DeSalvo […]