University Surgical Oncology Services

University Surgical Oncology Services

Our unique multidisciplinary team provides curative and palliative treatments across the continuum of inpatient and outpatient care.

Liver and Pancreas Service

 Designed to meet the needs of patients with benign and malignant diseases, we treat malignant and benign diseases of the:

  • Liver and bile ducts
  • Gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • Duodenum

Our team is dedicated to achieving the highest national standards and reaching patients in the most at-risk areas of East Tennessee. For more information, call 865-305-4487.

Gastrointestinal Tumor Service

The multi-disciplinary team at the Gastrointestinal Tumor Service (GITS), led by Keith Gray, MD, specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. We specialize in cancer of the:

  • Colon
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Rectum
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Bile ducts
  • Esophagus
  • Anus
  • Retroperitoneum

In partnership with the referring physician, GITS will work to determine an individualized plan of care. For more information, call 865-305-4487.

Melanoma and Soft Tissue Service

The Melanoma and Soft Tissue Service (MASTT) team, led by James M. Lewis, MD, specializes in the treatment of skin cancers and soft tissue tumors such as:

  • Melanoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Merkel cell carcinoma

We offer comprehensive treatment of both benign and malignant soft tissue tumors (sarcomas).

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 865-305-6278.

Advanced Technology

Our board-certified surgical oncologists provide the latest in technology and treatment options, including:

  • Liver ablation
  • Isolated limb infusion
  • HIPEC (Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy)
  • Minimally invasive cancer surgery

Specialized Care

Our comprehensive, compassionate, coordinated treatment approach to cancer care includes:

  • Breast Care Service
  • umor Service
  • Weekly multi-disciplinary, site-specific conferences
  • Clinical trials
  • Mastectomy Boutique
  • Support groups and services

Educational Services

We provide superior service to our patients through a variety of educational services:

  • Survivorship services
  • Smoking cessation classes
  • Cancer screenings
  • Community educational programs
Contact Info
1926 Alcoa Hwy, Building F (Cancer Institute)
Knoxville, TN 37920
Fax: 865-305-8262

Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm

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