Every cancer is different. That's why you aren't just treated by one doctor at the Wellmont Cancer Institute.
Our innovative approach to cancer treatment brings together multiple board-certified physician specialists and other experts – a certified genetic counselor, registered dietitian and clinical trial coordinator, to name just a few – to design a customized plan for each patient.
This way, we can ensure you're treated using the same high standards of care and up-to-date technologies – based on the best evidence available – you'd find at large cancer treatment centers across the nation.
In addition to our team-driven model of care, we offer many distinct benefits. Here are some of the reasons we diagnose and treat more cancers than any other provider in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Learn more about why you don't have to look further for superior cancer care.
From diagnostic services to help identify and pinpoint cancers to some of the most advanced treatment options anywhere, the cancer institute is equipped with the tools to help you fight cancer and win.
Learn more about our full range of services
The four most common cancers – lung, colon, prostate and breast – make up half of all cases in the U.S.
At the cancer institute, we have extensive experience treating these any many other types of cancers, including:
Learn more about other cancers we treat
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.
If you have questions or would like more information about Wellmont’s cancer care services, please let us know.
The cancer institute treats more lung cancers than any other type of cancer. Dr. Ibrahim Nakhoul shares important details about lung cancer symptoms, treatment and more.
Crystal Davenport never expected to get cancer. She was young, with a 14-month-old baby at home. Crystal needed help – and she found it close to home.
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2/14/15 - This Valentine’s Day, the Survive and Thrive cancer support group will celebrate its 28th year offering hope for patients, families and friends who are getting their lives back on track after cancer. “It’s about healing your heart and your soul and helping you find the new normal after cancer,” said Kathryn Visneski, oncology nurse specialist and coordinator of the group.
2/11/15 - People with a high risk of colon cancer can benefit from an upcoming event hosted by the Wellmont Cancer Institute and the Tennessee Cancer Coalition. The two groups will present the first-ever Tri-Cities Hereditary Colon Cancer Winter Seminar Monday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at Food City on Eastman Road.
1/8/2015 - The Wellmont Cancer Institute is spreading strength and hope for cancer patients with an additional location for patients to receive high-quality care. During a community event Thursday, Jan. 8, the cancer institute unveiled an attractive new facility at 349 Island Road, giving patients another access point for the region’s premier oncology program.
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