At the Wellmont Cancer Institute, we believe treatment should begin – and end – with hope. Because where there is hope, there is the strength to fight and the optimism to survive. With hope as its focus, the Wellmont Cancer Institute is committed to helping patients have the chance to live out their dreams long after cancer is only a distant memory.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute offers an integrated approach to diagnosing and treating cancer. This philosophy gives patients in the Tri-Cities region access to a wide range of cancer-fighting resources.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute's expansive network for cancer diagnosis and treatment provides patients in the Tri-Cities region unprecedented access to high-quality cancer care close to home.
Fighting and beating cancer involves more than expert care and exceptional facilities. The Wellmont Cancer Institute understands the importance of compassionate, holistic care for cancer. That's why the cancer institute focuses strongly on providing a healing environment for each and every patient.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute offers a wide range of state-of-the-art cancer treatments and services, from diagnostic services to help identify and pinpoint cancers to some of the most advanced treatment options in the region. The cancer institute's expert physicians and providers are equipped with the tools to help you fight cancer and win.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute recently enhanced its radiation
oncology program at Holston Valley’s Christine LaGuardia Phillips Cancer Center
with the installation of Trilogy. This linear accelerator is already in use.
Plus, The J.D. and Lorraine Nicewonder Cancer Center at Bristol Regional will
bolster its offerings with the planned acquisition of the TrueBeam system for
radiation oncology patients.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute is teaming with a resident of
The Virginian neighborhood to hold a special fundraiser to support the J.D. and
Lorraine Nicewonder Cancer Center at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
To help provide funds to the Wellmont Cancer Institute Cancer Patient Assistance Fund, The Now Fund concert, sponsored by Edwards' store, is bringing Mark Lowry to Bristol's Paramount Theatre on Sept. 7.
After nearly 40 years of improving patients’ lives, Dr. David
Miller is retiring from the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center in September. But
the prayers, he promises, will continue. And the physicians and staff remaining
at the cancer center, which is part of the Wellmont Cancer Institute, are ready
and able to pick up the torch.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute will celebrate survivors with
two events on Sunday, June 2, that are designed to inspire, encourage and
support people who have been diagnosed with cancer. In recognition of National
Cancer Survivors Day, local celebrations will be held at Bristol Regional
Medical Center and at the Allandale Barn in Kingsport. Allandale Barn is
located at 4444 W. Stone Drive.
On Tuesday, May 28, 10 Science Hill High School art students
presented paintings they created to the Wellmont Cancer Institute for placement
in its Johnson City office at 302 Wesley St., Suite 3. Open since January, the
office will now sport extra color for patients who receive a multitude of
services from the region’s leader in delivering compassionate oncology care.
On Saturday, May 25, and Saturday, June 1, the Wellmont
Cancer Institute is hosting its first-ever Pet Picture Days fundraiser, with
all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. All dog
and cat owners are welcome to bring their pets, which will be photographed by
Wendy Vogel, a nurse practitioner with the cancer institute. Vogel co-owns
#JustShootMe Photography with her business partner, Lisa Watson.
When working to provide the best care and treatment for
their patients, the expert specialists at the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center,
which is part of the Wellmont Cancer Institute, involve an entire community of
multispecialty caregivers to focus their collective efforts on determining the
best course of action for specific cancer cases.
local garden club is applying its green thumb to promote hope and strength with
a new healing garden at the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center. The garden will
provide a soothing view for patients receiving infusion services, as well as a
place of respite for them before or after appointments.
For more than 33 years, Myra Blankenship had dedicated her nursing career to compassionate patient care. A breast cancer survivor, she is now a nurse practitioner for the Wellmont Cancer Institute in Johnson City and giving strength and hope to other oncology patients.
Patients and caregivers go the extra mile every day when battling cancer, so The Virginian 6.6k Extra Mile Run is one mile longer than the traditional 5K run. Challenge yourself physically on Saturday, Sept. 27, while helping to raise funds for a great cause – cancer care. Sign up today.
From cancer and breast care centers to hospice and palliative care, the cancer institute is enhancing its services and spreading hope every day. Be part of that legacy by giving to help fight and beat cancer, once and for all.
Search the list of clinical trials available locally through the Wellmont Cancer Institute.
What are the risk factors for developing cancer? Could the cancer institute’s high-risk clinic help lower your risks? Learn about our high-risk services and the basic risk factors you should know.
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