Wellmont Cancer Institute is committed to treating cancer when needed and preventing it when possible. With the goal of prevention in mind, the cancer institute offers genetic counseling services and a
high-risk clinic for individuals who are potentially experiencing a number of different factors that could increase their risks for developing cancer.
Learning about specific genetic risk factors enables individuals and families to make choices to help reduce those risks – including having more aggressive and frequent screenings, utilizing preventive medications or surgeries or making simple changes to diet and exercise.
Genetic counseling services may be helpful when:
If you're looking for more information or have questions about the Wellmont Cancer Institute, please contact us or speak to your primary care provider.
Learn more about the full range of surgical and nonsurgical cancer treatments and services offered by the Wellmont Cancer Institute.
Have questions about cancer care? Wellmont Nurse Connection is here – 24/7. Find the answers and access some of the best cancer specialists anywhere.
Or call a nurse now: 877-230-NURSE.
Since Donna Lobdell’s breast cancer journey began more than a year ago, she’s had chemo, radiation, surgery – and a recovery.
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4/8/16 - The Wellmont Cancer Institute will offer its fifth annual free mouth, throat and neck cancer screenings on Friday, April 15, from 4-9 p.m in the Hospitality Village at Bristol Motor Speedway.
2/1/16 - To demonstrate solidarity with those whose lives have been affected by cancer, the Wellmont Cancer Institute will participate in the #WorldCancerDay #TalkingHands social media campaign on Thursday, Feb. 4.
12/23/15 - Patients at the J.D. and Lorraine Nicewonder Cancer Center experienced the spirit of giving from Sullins Academy third graders, who provided gifts such as notebooks, blankets, hats and scarves, as well as handmade cards and notes of encouragement.
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