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 screening mammography really does improve cure rates.
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 patients with cancers and blood disorders.
Cindy Sanders, Nashville Medical News
Nashville Oncology Programs Expand, Spread
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 Oncology (ASCO).
Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean
Only the lesions that typically kill if left untreated should be classified as cancer, according to a recent editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association written by an advisory panel to the National Cancer Institute. Too many people hear only "cancer" when diagnosed with non-growing carcinomas and end up on operating tables when they don't need surgery, the authors said
WSMV Channel 4 News
Tennessee Oncology and Dr. Nancy Peacock are highlighted in a news story about a new type of breast cancer therapy offered at Tennessee Oncology.
Tennessee Oncology has become the state’s first health care provider to participate in a registry offering a revolutionary oral breast cancer treatment aiding patients who have difficulty swallowing.
Dr. Michel Kuzur, for Nashville Health and Wellness Magazine
Testicular cancer is one of the most common cancers in men between the age of 15 and 35. It is estimated that in year 2013, around 7,920 patients will be diagnosed with testicular cancer and 350 men will die from it. This disease has a 5 year survival of 95%.
Nashville Medical News
Nancy Peacock knew she wanted a profession reflective of her vocation. “As corny as it sounds, I wanted to go to work every day knowing I would be of help to someone,” she said. With her love of science, medicine was the natural fit.
from the Wall Street Journal's online NewsHUB Broadcast
Tennessee Oncology's own Dr. Charles Penley appears in the Wall Street Journal's news channel interview regarding a new initiative for accessing patient care data online.