Is Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Right for You?

From Tennova Healthcare October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Tennova Healthcare is using the occasion to call attention to the role of genetic testing in the fight against the disease. Genetic testing has quickly become a more mainstream practice—both for human interest about one’s ancestry, and for the purpose of understanding how that […]

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Lumps, Bumps & Lesions – When should they be surgically removed?

From East Tennessee Medical News: Clinically Speaking By Jessica L. Vinsant, MD, General Surgeon, Premier Surgical Associates Skin lumps, bumps and lesions is a big subject – so let’s focus on skin cancers. Three common kinds of skin cancers are Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), and Malignant Melanoma (MM). Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers […]

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Jessica L. Vinsant, M.D. Joins Premier Surgical

Jessica Louise Vinsant, M.D., has joined Premier Surgical Associates as a general surgeon in the group’s Tennova offices at North Knoxville Medical Center and Physicians Regional Medical Center. Premier, headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., isVinsant the region’s largest surgical group. “We are pleased to add Dr. Vinsant to our talented and dedicated team of surgeons,” says […]

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