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Ballad Health Cancer Center – Bristol on Medical Park

A Department of Bristol Regional Medical Center

About

J.D. and Lorraine Nicewonder Cancer Center
1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-2360
36.5854658
-82.256802

 

Advanced oncology services and resources in Bristol

By combining a highly skilled team of physicians, technologists and cancer care navigators with cutting-edge technology, Ballad Health Cancer Care is on the front lines in the fight against cancer.

No matter where you are in your journey – whether you've been recently diagnosed, are recovering from surgery or are in remission – we're here for you.

About your local cancer center team

Our team of physician specialists, oncologists and technologists are here to ensure you get the care you need. We provide a variety of radiation oncology services.

Cancer care navigators

All our patients have access to advice, encouragement and emotional support through our cancer care navigators.

The Ballad Health cancer navigation program can help guide you and your family by serving as your personal contact and answering questions about your care.

  • Coordinating appointments and treatments so you don't need to worry about your next visit
  • Emotional support for you and your caregivers during times of stress
  • Additional resources catered to your specific diagnosis

Available services and treatments

Surgical oncology

  • Surgery is one of the most common forms of cancer treatment and can be used in a variety of circumstances.
  • It's often used to diagnose the stage of your cancer, as well as to assist with other treatment options. It can be used for preventative procedures and reconstruction after other treatments.
  • Surgery is most effective against localized cancers that are detected early. However, even when an entire tumor cannot be removed, surgery may help relieve symptoms or discomfort.

Our team provides surgical oncology procedures, including:

  • Tumor removal from the breast, lungs, kidneys and other areas
  • Lumpectomies and mastectomies
  • Prostate removal
  • Seed implantation

Robotic-assisted surgery

Ballad Health Cancer Care's surgical oncology team also has access to the most advanced robotic-assisted surgical system available for physicians.

For minimally invasive procedures, your surgeon may utilize a robotic-assisted surgery system for higher precision. This style of surgery leads to lower rates of complications or infections, minimal scarring or surgical pain and quicker recovery times.

Radiation therapy

  • Radiation therapy uses high-energy doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells. Often used alongside other therapies, radiation is delivered precisely to one location – limiting damage to the other healthy cells.
  • Ballad Health Cancer Care offers highly precise treatment that follows the best clinical data and safety guidelines available, including the use of on-board CT scanners which allows us to track tumors in challenging areas of the body.
  • Radiation therapy can also successfully treat breast, prostate, thyroid, skin and many other types of cancer.

Learn more about radiation therapy.

Infusion services

  • Intravenous (IV) infusion therapy allows you access to important medical treatment without interrupting your daily life.
  • IV therapy lets your physician deliver medicine or nutrition directly into a vein. Infusion therapy can also be a good way to treat health conditions for those that have trouble swallowing pills.

Learn more about infusion services.

Additional services

Additional cancer care services are available at Ballad Health Cancer Care centers in Abingdon, Johnson City and Kingsport.

Screening and support resources

We offer patients access to an array of cancer education, support services and screening programs, including several breast cancer support groups.

We also recommend a variety of national and community resources for those living with cancer, such as the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

Hear from our patients

At Ballad Health Cancer Care, we're committed to help you beat cancer.

We're here with you every step of the way.

Read our patients' inspiring stories of treatment and survival.

Accreditation and awards

Our center is accredited through the Commission on Cancer and Novalis certified – highlighting our mission to offer the highest standards of care for our patients. 

We're also proud to be a grant award winner with the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Cancer center hours

We are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our services or resources, please call (423) 844-2360.

 

What's New

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19

An increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Appalachian Highlands has prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, including already-scheduled procedures. ... read more about Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children

Ballad Health unequivocally supports taking all appropriate measures to keep children in schools for in-person learning. We believe taking the steps recommended by medical boards and the CDC are most likely to enhance the opportunity to keep children in school. ... read more about Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children.

Patients & Visitors

What's New

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19

An increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Appalachian Highlands has prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, including already-scheduled procedures. ... read more about Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children

Ballad Health unequivocally supports taking all appropriate measures to keep children in schools for in-person learning. We believe taking the steps recommended by medical boards and the CDC are most likely to enhance the opportunity to keep children in school. ... read more about Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children.