Seven Years at Tennessee Oncology

by John Parker, formerly homeless writer for the Contributor From the first day I went to Tennessee Oncology in May of 2007, I was no stranger. All the nurses, receptionists, and doctors treated me like I’d been there for 20 years. They just took care of me. I’ve never met anyone like them. I’ve got […]

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How Tennessee Oncology is getting patients to say how they really feel

Eleanor Kennedy, Nashville Business Journal Nashville-based Tennessee Oncology wants to know exactly how patients are feeling about their experience – exactly when they’re feeling it. “One of the big focuses in the evolving landscape of health care is patient engagement,” said Dr. Jeff Patton, Tennessee Oncology CEO. “What better way to get them engaged than […]

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Hope strong weapon in fight against colorectal cancer

Lebanon Democrat NASHVILLE — Larry Freeland, a type 2 diabetic, was no stranger to battling disease. When he spotted rectal bleeding, he quickly called his physician who scheduled a colonoscopy. The test found colorectal cancer. Surgery was scheduled, and the cancer was removed. However, Freeland’s battle with another incurable disease was only beginning. Colorectal cancer […]

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Tennessee Oncology Welcomes Dr. Stephen Golder

The Chattanoogan Tennessee Oncology announces the addition of Stephen Golder, M.D., to the team as a radiation oncologist. He will care for patients at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. Dr. Golder will treat Tennessee oncology patients using radiation therapy. He has been the medical director for eight years at […]

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Tennessee Oncology Completes Merger With Chattanooga Oncology And Hematology Associates

The Chattanoogan Tennessee Oncology has finalized its merger with Chattanooga Oncology & Hematology Associates (COHA). This merger creates one of the largest networks of physician-owned oncology practices in the nation. The Chattanooga practice has been renamed Tennessee Oncology. Tennessee Oncology is the largest oncology practice in the state, and with this merger, expands its network […]

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