You don’t have to travel far from home to receive the latest advances in cancer care. The Cancer Institute at The University of Tennessee Medical Center gives you access to cancer doctors, treatments, research and clinical trials only available at the largest center for cancer treatment in the region.
We know cancer treatment is a difficult journey, one that affects you physically, psychologically and emotionally. Here, you’ll get the comprehensive care and support you need, close to home.
Genetic Counseling & Testing
Genetic counseling and testing is now available for patients and families concerned about hereditary cancers. Learn More
The Gynecologic Oncology program at The University of Tennessee Medical Center provides innovative and advanced medical and surgical treatment for patients coping with both precancerous and malignant gynecologic conditions. Learn More
Integrative Health Care & Support Services
The Integrative Healthcare Program provides supportive and integrative therapies for patients and caregivers during all stages of cancer care. Learn More
The Medical Oncology Program provides inpatient, outpatient and consultative services in the fields of chemotherapy and malignant hematology. Learn More
The Neuro-Oncology Program at The University of Tennessee Medical Center provides state-of-the-art treatment for patients with tumors (malignant and benign) of the nervous system, including the brain and spine. Learn More
Orthopaedic Oncology is the field of medicine concerned with diagnosis and treatment of cancers in the musculoskeletal system, which includes your bones and soft tissues. Learn More
Palliative care is a medical specialty that supports physicians in the care of patients with serious and potentially life-threatening illness. Learn More
The Radiation Oncology Program provides disease-specific expertise and compassionate care to treat a wide range of cancers with the most advanced technology. Learn More
The Surgical Oncology Program works closely with a team of physicians at the Cancer Institute for a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan. Learn More
University Breast Center
University Breast Center (UBC) is committed to the early detection of breast cancer through the latest in screening technologies with experienced board certified and fellowship trained radiologists who specialize in breast imaging and diagnostic procedures. Learn More
The highly skilled staff at the Cancer Institute provides comprehensive cancer services, from prevention to treatment.
Cancers are extremely serious. Some cancers will only affect one organ while others will spread throughout the body in various ways. The following information is provided to give you a better understanding of various cancers, which will help you make the best treatment choices.