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  • Wellmont Cancer Institute To Conduct Free Cancer Screenings During Food City Family Race Night

    4/13/15 - As fans flock to Bristol Motor Speedway to enjoy the festive atmosphere of the upcoming Food City Family Race Night, the Wellmont Cancer Institute wants to ensure they have an opportunity to check on the status of their health. The cancer institute will offer its fourth annual free mouth, throat and neck cancer screenings on Friday, April 17.

    Kingsport Church Hosting Benefit Dinner To Support Wellmont’s Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

    4/10/15 - A cancer diagnosis can unleash a tidal wave of emotions and leave a patient concerned about the future in so many aspects of his or her life, including the major financial implications for someone who faces treatment to restore him or her to health. A local church understands that potential impact and is hosting a special event to raise funds to help patients who might be struggling to pay for basic necessities.

    Survive and Thrive Celebrates 28 Years

    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.