Quick Vascular Intervention Saves Knox Man’s Foot

Just after Thanksgiving weekend 2023, South Knoxville native Mike Campbell felt sudden numbness and pain in his right foot. His wife, Amy, recalls watching Mike’s foot grow visibly worse over the weekend. She says, “His foot was gray and cold, and he was in pain. A...

Care at Home Program Helps Knox Woman After Surgery

One evening in May 2023, west Knoxville resident Kathy Parlon experienced excruciating abdominal pain. “I have celiac disease, so until I was doubled over in pain, any symptoms I had were kind of like I ate something that disagreed with me — but worse,” she recalls....

Breast Cancer Doesn’t Care How Young You Are

From Fort Sanders Regional Healthy Lifestyles A few months after giving birth, Haley Carrington discovered a lump in her right breast. She felt it near her armpit while she was nursing, and it was about the size of a marble. The young mother initially thought it must...

81-Year-Old Has Curative Colon Surgery

News from Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Health & Lifestyles Patricia “Patsy” Hill, 81, says age is just a number and “you’re only as old as you feel.” Hill has lived a rich life and enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and...

Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Fellowship-trained Surgical Oncologist Treats Thyroid Cancer After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when...