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Cancer Services at Parkwest Medical Center

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When You Need Top-Quality Cancer Care in Eastern TN, Trust the Team at Parkwest Medical Center

When you or a loved one are facing a cancer diagnosis, it can be a scary and overwhelming time. Thankfully, Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN offers top-quality cancer care services to East Tennessee residents like you. 

Our expert medical professionals provide compassionate, comprehensive, customized cancer care, to ensure you can achieve your optimal prognosis and enjoy your best quality of life.

Why Choose Cancer Care Services at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN?

The Oncology Unit at Parkwest offers those with cancer in Eastern Tennessee a comprehensive approach to patient care.

We minimize patient disruption and maximize clinical quality and efficiency. Our patients with cancer and their families can be assured their loved ones will receive the most complete and exceptional oncology care available in Tennessee and nationwide.

Within Parkwest’s Oncology Unit, many of our RNs have advanced oncology certifications. Chemotherapy-trained nurses work with our oncologists to make sure each patient receives the correct medication, in the right dosage cycle, every time.

What Cancer Care Services are Offered at Parkwest Medical Center?

Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville is proud to offer Tennesseans easy access to the comprehensive, customized oncology services you need and deserve.

Radiation Oncology at Parkwest Medical Center 

Thompson Radiation Oncology Services, a department of Parkwest Medical Center, is located on the first floor of the Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West. Radiation therapy is a treatment used by physicians (called radiation oncologists) to treat a variety of cancers. 

These physicians use radiation therapy either as a primary treatment for tumors, or in conjunction with other therapies (surgical, chemo, hormone, or a combination of these). It is also used as palliative treatment (in cases where a cure is not possible but relief of symptoms or a slowdown of disease progression is attainable).

 PET Services at Parkwest Medical Center 

Thompson PET Services, a department of Parkwest Medical Center, is located on the first floor of Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West. 

The center is accredited in positron emission tomography by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This accreditation assures patients that their treatment meets the most rigid standards of excellence mandated by the ACR.

The Thompson Cancer Survival Center

As part of Covenant Health’s Cancer Network, Parkwest is affiliated with Thompson Cancer Survival Center, where our patients have ongoing access to comprehensive cancer services.

Parkwest and Thompson are more than a world-class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. 

Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetic counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors. All these dedicated professionals are here to help you treat and beat cancer. 


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