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.
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.
Do not call 911 if you see a throng of people running through Kingsport in their unmentionables on Sunday, April 7. It is just people running to raise awareness of colorectal cancer during the second annual Skivvy Scoot 5K.The race is sponsored by the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Gastroenterology Associates and is certified by USA Track & Field.
Through the Wellmont Cancer Institute clinical trial program, residents such as Cathy Johnston of Kingsport and Wana Henry of Church Hill are giving an optimist outlook to others facing a potential cancer diagnosis. The two women, both breast cancer survivors, have participated in treatments that, in some cases, have produced groundbreaking results in the fight against cancer.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute and Bristol Motor Speedway are teaming with A Voice for Hope®, a nonprofit organization, and its Screening P.I.T. Stop®, to check for potential mouth and throat cancers this weekend. Physicians will screen people from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the speedway’s corporate display area.
Structured to bring patients strength for today and hope for tomorrow, the new Wellmont Cancer Institute office in Johnson City is located at 302 Wesley St., Suite 3. The new office offers services such as medical oncology, hematology, genetic counseling, clinical trials and infusions, including chemotherapy, hydrations and injections.
The Wellmont Cancer Institute is expanding its high-quality
care in Johnson City, providing a breadth of additional services in a convenient
location for patients who live and work in the community.
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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