Welcome Basem Goueli, MD, PhD

Posted on August 8, 2018

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Basem Goueli, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Goueli will serve as the director of hematology and medical oncology for Thompson  Cancer Network and will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown and Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West locations.  Basem Goueli, MD, […]

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Don’t Let Hip or Knee Pain Keep You from the Things You Love

Posted on August 7, 2018

Millions of us struggle with pain and loss of mo­tion because of joint damage caused by arthritis. If other treatments don’t help, you may wonder about turning in your worn-out joints for new ones. Surgery may not be your first choice. But if you are a candidate for total joint re­placement, know that more than […]

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Coping with emotional distress of cancer is topic of new support program

Posted on August 2, 2018

When fighting cancer, you are never alone. Method­ist Medical Center’s Cancer Resource Center and Cancer Support Community, have partnered to bring a se­ries of classes to support can­cer patients and caregivers.  It’s called Take on Cancer Together and the next program is right around the corner. Next program is August 9 The August 9 program […]

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Baby’s Best Fest – Get the Full Scoop!

Posted on August 1, 2018

Like ice cream and a summer day, some things are just made for each other. That’s how we feel about breastfeeding, too. Breast milk is made especially for your baby, and we want to encourage all new mothers to consider breastfeeding for your baby’s best health and development. Ice, ice baby! To celebrate World Breastfeeding […]

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Extraordinary nursing care – Methodist honors first DAISY recipient

Posted on July 25, 2018

When Kari Dirmeyer, RN was just a teenager she knew she was destined to become a nurse.  “I took care of my dad when he had brain cancer and from then on I have wanted to be a nurse.”  And, now she is – and she’s a nurse that embodies all the traits that make […]

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Billy Lewis

Posted on July 6, 2018

  The business of building materials was tearing Billy Lewis down.  “When I was 20, it was nothing for me and another guy to get into a truck and carry 300 or 400 or even 500 pieces of dry wall every week,” said Lewis, now 40 years old and an outside sales specialist for a […]

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Victory is Sweet at Methodist’s Survivor Sundae

Posted on July 6, 2018

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual worldwide celebration of life where can­cer survivors unite to show the world what life after can­cer looks like. On Sunday, June 3, Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist honored these cancer survivors by hosting Survivor Sundae, an ice cream social for […]

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Safe Sitters Babysitting Class coming up July 16 – register today!

Posted on July 5, 2018

Register now for Methodist’s 2018 Safe Sitters Babysitting Class at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge on Monday, July 16th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This one-day class is open to 11- to 13-year-old girls and boys who want to learn safe babysitting techniques and how to handle emergencies when caring for children. Participants […]

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