Breast Cancer Can Happen at Any Age

News from Parkwest Healthy LIfestyles Working as a nurse practitioner and parenting three small children with her husband, the last thing on Jamie Turner of Knoxville’s mind was breast cancer. When she felt a small lump in her breast one day in May of 2021, she...

It’s a Sweet Life -Retired Chocolatier Beats Rare Breast Cancer

News from Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Kim Hubbs will tell you she was born for “the sweet life.” Raised in South Knoxville, Hubbs spent two decades in Atlanta where she studied to become a pastry chef. Before retiring to East Tennessee, she worked as...

Fort Sanders Regional Welcomes Dr. Wilson to the Team

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Ana K. Wilson, DO, MS, has joined Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center’s surgical oncology program. She is board-certified in general surgery with special fellowship training in complex general surgery and surgical...

Meet Dr. Ana Wilson

Premier Surgical Associates of  Knoxville, TN, is glad to welcome another member to our team – Dr. Ana K. Wilson. Dr. Wilson is a new Surgical Oncologist with Premier Surgical at Fort Sanders Regional in Knoxville, TN. Let’s get to know her more in this...

Types of Breast Implants

Breast implants are used for a cosmetic procedure called breast augmentation. Commonly referred to as a “breast aug” or “boob job,” this procedure aims to improve the size, fullness, projection, and even symmetry of the breasts. According to FDA, breast implants must...

What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

In many cases of breast cancer, partial or total removal of the breasts may be recommended as part of breast cancer treatment. This procedure is called a mastectomy. Following a mastectomy, another procedure, breast reconstruction, can take place immediately or in a...