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  • Cancer Institute Announces Cancer Research Grant Funds Available

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    Cancer Institute Announces Cancer Research Grant Funds Available

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, has announced the first call for grant applications specifically related to cancer research on the medical center campus in Knoxville, Tennessee....

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  • New Guidelines Urge More Women to Get BRCA Testing

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    New Guidelines Urge More Women to Get BRCA Testing

    On August 20, 2019, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) put out new cancer guidelines. These guidelines urged more people to get BRCA testing. That's a type of genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. What Does...

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  • Get a Free Prostate Cancer Screening in September

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    Get a Free Prostate Cancer Screening in September

    The medical center is offering two free  prostate cancer screenings in September. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. Over 2,750 new cases will be diagnosed this year in Tennessee alone. Prostate cancer that's caught early...

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  • Allergan Breast Implant Recall: What You Need to Know

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    Allergan Breast Implant Recall: What You Need to Know

    On July 24, 2019, the FDA asked Allergan, a worldwide drug company, to voluntarily recall certain breast implants and tissue expanders. Allergan did so, and the products are off the market now. Research Shows Link With Lymphoma The FDA based...

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  • United Health Foundation Grant for Substance Abuse Partnership

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    United Health Foundation Grant for Substance Abuse Partnership

    Helen Ross McNabb Center, University of Tennessee Medical Center and the United Health Foundation to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Eastern Tennessee $1 million grant partnership will expand the number of care providers to engage more than...

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