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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Opinion – Affordable Care Act

Jeffrey Patton, MD, as seen in the Tennessean One little-known, but well-funded aspect of the Affordable Care Act created a program to determine what medicines, treatments and medical devices work best for patients, known as comparative effectiveness research (CER). To do this, the health care law created an independent board known as the Patient-Centered Outcomes […]

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Tennessee Oncology recognized for service

The Murfreesboro Post Tennessee Oncology has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program as a practice committed to delivering the highest quality in cancer care, company officials announced Tuesday. The certification programs certifies community hematology-oncology practices that meet or exceed the highest national quality standards for cancer care. The initiative is a […]

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Regular screenings key to cervical wellness

Hollie Deese, Tennessean Newspaper When Tammy Carney, 52, went to see her gynecologist in October 2012, she was sure she was going through menopause. The White House native had been bothered with symptoms for months and finally decided to get confirmation when she realized things were getting worse, not better. “I sat in the office […]

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Mammograms are Key to breast cancer awareness

Dr. Ruth E. Lamar, Tennessee Oncology, for the Advertiser News, Spring Hill October is breast cancer awareness month. That’s the month we see pink ribbons T-shirts, soup cans and just about every product imaginable to promote aware and raise money for breast cancer research.  The message behind this pink bonanza is that early detection by […]

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