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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Tennessee Oncology Fights Cancer

Dr. An Tran for Live Well Magazine Being able to care for patients under Tennessee Oncology (TN Onc) is truly a blessing for me.  I recently completed my training and started my professional career at TN Onc, in Chattanooga.  It is a place that I am proud to be a part of in caring for […]

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Affordable Care Act: It’s All in the Details … and There Are No Details

Ted Bosworth, Clinical Oncology News Chicago—With several key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) set to take effect on Jan. 1, it is still difficult to predict exactly how it will affect the treatment of cancer, a panel of policy experts told oncologists at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical […]

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Scaling Cancer Care

Cindy Sanders, Nashville Medical News Nashville Oncology Programs Expand, Spread Metastatic cancer … not the best news a patient can receive, but ‘metastatic’ cancer care … that just might be a different story. Recently, Nashville oncology programs have initiated partnerships, purchased practices, and entered into collaborative agreements to enhance and improve cancer care in a […]

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Doctors say cancer shouldn’t always be called ‘cancer’

Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean Patients once diagnosed with cancer may be told in the future they’ve got an IDLE disorder. Doctors won’t be calling the patients lazy — but they will be saying their suspicious spots are. Only the lesions that typically kill if left untreated should be classified as cancer, according to a recent […]

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