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 interview. How did you get into Medicine? “I’ve always been […]

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Protect Your Skin This Summer!

Spending time outdoors especially after months of being cooped up can be fun and exciting! However, the physicians of Premier Surgical would like to remind you that with fun and in the sun comes the responsibility of protecting your skin. Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Exposing it without any form of […]

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Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

As each day gets warmer, you may find yourself being outside more often than you used to. While being outside is good for you for various reasons, being constantly exposed to the heat of the sun unprotected is not. In the United States, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer. About […]

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The Importance of Skin Checks

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. This year it is estimated that there will be over 207,000 cases of melanoma in the country. About 101,000 of that will be the invasive type. Being aware of your skin health There’s no sure way to prevent cancer, but […]

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Over 5 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. While it’s one of the most common forms of cancer in the U.S., it’s also one of the most preventable cancer types. What You Need To Know About Skin Cancer Like most types of cancer, treatment outcomes for skin cancer are most likely to […]

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Healthy Skin Awareness

Just because it’s cold outside and you’re bundled in layers, don’t forget about your skin! The physicians of Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville and Cleveland suggest these tips keep your skin healthy all-year-round!    Protect yourself from the sun   Skin cancer remains one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. […]

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Melanoma Detection and Prevention Month

During warmer weather, it’s natural for many of us to go outside to enjoy it. While being outside can be beneficial to your health, being exposed to the sun for too long without any form of protection can be dangerous. It can put you at risk for skin cancer. About Skin Cancer Skin cancer (the […]

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Early Detection is the Key to Cancer Treatment & Survival

Early detection of cancer provides a better treatment outcome. Our physicians at Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville want you to know the two major components of early cancer detection: education and screening. Education to Promote Early Diagnosis Learning the warning signs of cancer and taking prompt action can lead to early diagnosis. The following are […]

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Be Skin Safe!

Every year, more people United States are diagnosed with skin cancer than all other forms of cancer combined. While early detection is important in keeping skin cancer from becoming life-threatening, taking proper steps for prevention is key. Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville reminds you that one of the best ways to prevent skin cancer is […]

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Importance of Suncreen

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 9,000 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer  Studies have shown that repeated and unprotected sun exposure can lead to development of skin cancer. One study […]

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