Catching Cancer Early

News from Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Amber Henry, 34, has struggled with gallbladder issues for years. Henry, her partner and their children live in Crossville where they enjoy playing outside and caring for their chickens. In 2020, Henry was...

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...

Cancer Surgeries at Premier

Today, we celebrate National Cancer Survivors’ Day. It’s a special day where we celebrate milestones with millions of cancer survivors across the country and the people who helped them along the way. Surviving CancerIn medicine, we use the term prognosis...

Robot-assisted Esophageal Surgery Helps Doctors Restore Lives

News from Fort Sanders Health & Lifestyles Millions of Americans experience acid reflux every day. Most don’t know if it’s severe enough and lasts long enough, in the worst cases acid reflux can increase the risk of esophageal cancer. When that happens, the...

Sevier Woman Cancer-Free after Treatment at Fort Sanders Regional

Sevier County resident Brenda Chandler is thankful to the surgical team at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville for saving her life. After a health scare that led to surgery earlier this year, she is back at home and feeling great. Chandler recalls...