The University of Tennessee Medical Center's Cancer Institute hematology services offer specialty treatment for patients with malignant and non-malignant blood disorders and cancer.
Hematology provides both inpatient and outpatient clinical services, diagnostic services, innovative treatments, and comprehensive care for patients delivered by a team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, social workers and dieticians.
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Your team of specialists provides a depth of knowledge, experience, and understanding that will guide you to the most effective treatment for your unique situation. By combining human skill and compassion with the latest technologies, we offer you the best possible treatment, with the least amount of disruption to your daily life, in a location that is close to your home.
Clinical trials are research studies made available to patients that offer the newest treatments and test new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat diseases. For more information, visit Clinical Trials or call 865.305.9773.
At the University of Tennessee Medical Center, our board certified medical oncologists are experts in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of cancer including solid tumors and hematologic malignancies such as leukemia and lymphoma. A medical oncologist is a physician who specializes in the medical treatment of cancer with chemotherapy as well as biological and hormonal therapy. Our medical oncologists work closely with the multidisciplinary oncology team to determine an individualized care plan and to coordinate the patient’s care. Evidence based treatment guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and other peer-reviewed, nationally recognized organizations are used as guidelines to ensure adherence to clinical practice standards (“best practices”) and to optimize the quality of care and patient outcomes.