The four most common cancers – lung, colon, prostate and breast – make up half of all cases in the U.S.
Unfortunately, our area has some of the nation's highest rates for smoking, obesity, physical inactivity and alcohol use. These high-risk behaviors, in addition to low rates of recommended screenings, such as mammograms, colonoscopies and prostate exams, have led to high cancer rates here.
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If you're looking for more information or have questions about the Wellmont Cancer Institute, please contact us or speak to your primary care provider.
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Tim Cox was familiar with the Wellmont Cancer Institute, but nothing could have prepared him for the news he received last summer – or the journey he faced.
Preaching Christ Church is showing neighborly love by hosting a benefit dinner on Sept. 17, 2016, to raise money for Wellmont Health System’s cancer patient assistance fund.
Nurses at the Wellmont Cancer Institute organized Run 4 His Glory, a 5K run and walk, which was held in April to support the cancer patient assistance fund.
Wellmont Cancer Institute patients will be wrapped in the community’s warmth with a thoughtful donation of blankets by Subaru of America and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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