If you or a loved one are facing cancer,
you’ll find the facts here, all endorsed by the experts of the Wellmont Cancer Institute.
Smoking is widely known to be harmful to the lungs and heart. But did you know it can affect nearly every part of the body – from the mouth and esophagus to the bladder and kidneys, to name just a few? Dr. Harsha Vardhana encourages you to consider the many ways cigarettes can harm you.
Normally, moles aren't cancerous. However, some moles can develop into melanoma, a dangerous skin cancer that can spread to other parts of the body. To learn more about melanoma's causes, symptoms and treatment, Dr. Fadi Abu-Shahin recommends this important information.
Lung cancer is the form of cancer most seen by the Wellmont Cancer Institute. Passionate about reversing this trend, Dr. Ibrahim Nakhoul encourages you to read this information from our health library about lung cancer's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
What are the signs of colon cancer? Read this article recommended by Dr. Marco DaSilva, who wants you to talk to your doctor if you're experiencing these symptoms.
Did you know a healthy lifestyle may play a role in surviving breast cancer? A review of 85 studies suggests diet, exercise and weight control may actually enhance survival rates. Dr. Sue Prill encourages you to consider the results of this large-scale review.
Though the causes of ovarian cancer aren't known, research shows that certain risk factors are associated with the disease. Women's cancer expert Dr. Paul Kramer says that if you think you're at risk, you should read this article.
Breast cancer touches women of all ages in all walks of life. Do you know the signs and how to self-check for breast cancer? Dr. Jamal Maatouk encourages you to consider this important information from our health library.
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.
Tim Cox was familiar with the Wellmont Cancer Institute, but nothing could have prepared him for the news he received last summer – or the journey he faced.
Preaching Christ Church is showing neighborly love by hosting a benefit dinner on Sept. 17, 2016, to raise money for Wellmont Health System’s cancer patient assistance fund.
Nurses at the Wellmont Cancer Institute organized Run 4 His Glory, a 5K run and walk, which was held in April to support the cancer patient assistance fund.
Wellmont Cancer Institute patients will be wrapped in the community’s warmth with a thoughtful donation of blankets by Subaru of America and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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