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Welcome Stephen Myers, MD

Posted on October 1, 2019

Stephen Myers, MD “I began my medical career here during residency, so I am delighted to return to my East Tennessee roots with my wife and three boys.” Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Residency:  Internal Medicine,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine Location: Thompson Oncology […]


Welcome Jongming Li, MD, PhD

Posted on August 21, 2019

Jongming Li, MD, PhD “I have more than 15 years of experience in hematology and medical oncology and have always prided myself on providing compassionate care for my patients. I’m excited to extend that care to the families of Knoxville and Lenoir City.”  Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute,  Bethesda, […]


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, […]


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.


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. […]