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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6/16/16 – A community yard sale will be held at the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center in Norton on Saturday, July 9, to support Wellmont Cancer Institute patients in need.
5/11/16 – Wellmont Foundation's Wine Women & Shoes event raised more than $122,000 to increase access to and affordability of breast cancer screenings for women in the region.
5/9/16 - Wellmont Cancer Institute is inviting people to find their own personal treasure at the organization’s second annual community yard sale on Saturday, May 14, in Kingsport.
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