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Posts tagged with “radiation oncology”

Establishing Universal Dose Guidelines in Radiation Oncology

Posted on April 12, 2022 in Blog

A member of the Covenant Health cancer care team co-authored a study recently published in JACMP (Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics). Senior Medical Physicist at Cumberland Medical Center – Cancer Center, Ivan L. Cordrey, Ph.D., DABR, shares joint first authorship credit for the study: A measure of SRS/SRT plan quality: Quantitative limits for intermediate […]


Evaluating the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted on April 7, 2022 in Blog

Content created based on a presentation by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD “A growing body of research suggests that inflammation increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Learn the foods that may contribute to or help relieve inflammation.” Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, gave this presentation to […]


Clinical Trials – Understanding the Process

Posted on April 5, 2022 in Blog

Created with content provided by Jessica Severt, RN, BSN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at Thompson Cancer Survival Center   Have you ever wondered how patients are selected to participate in a clinical trial or how they know where to start? Maybe your doctor has mentioned the possibility of you or a loved one being in […]


Thompson’s Experts: Mentoring the Future of Cancer Care

Posted on February 21, 2022 in Blog

The Thompson Cancer Survival Center team’s mission to put patients first and strive to consistently achieve excellence can be witnessed daily in the teams’ interactions caring for patients. Thompson also demonstrates this mission in ways that may not be as obvious, such as supporting and investing in a robust Clinical Research program, acquiring and maintaining […]


Testing National Recommendations – Improving Quality of Life

Posted on February 16, 2022 in Blog

Thompson Cancer Survival Center has boasted a strong mission to participate in research and clinical trials since its inception. Thompson frequently participates as an approved site in national trials. Such participation ensures our patients and providers are offered access to the latest in novel therapeutics or treatments. The Thompson team also initiates trials or studies […]


Goals and Cancer

Posted on January 25, 2022 in Blog

Content created with input from Jessica Antal, MSSW, LCSW One of the less often discussed ways patients with cancer can be affected by their diagnosis is in their perspectives of the future. Envisioning the Future It may be difficult for patients who are in the midst of their cancer journey to see past their immediate […]


Managing Diabetes with Cancer

Posted on January 6, 2022 in Blog

Content authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN – Clinical Dietitian The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 122 million Americans live with diabetes or prediabetes. The CDC also reported more than 1.7 million new cancer cases in one year in the United States. With these numbers, it is no surprise that patients come through […]


Genetic Counseling vs. 23andMe: What’s the difference?

Posted on December 29, 2021 in Blog

Before you order that at-home genetic testing kit… Content authored by: Ann Faulkner, Licensed Genetic Counselor, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Genetic testing is more accessible than ever with the advent of direct-to-consumer testing like 23andMe. But what are the benefits of seeing a genetic counselor rather than ordering the test yourself? Direct-to-consumer (DTC) companies such […]