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Cancer Care

You’re not alone in your fight against cancer. At Ballad Health, you’ll find expert cancer care and a compassionate partner to guide you through your cancer journey while you stay close to home.

Recognized, outstanding cancer care

Trust our promise to provide complete, high-quality care.

  • The Bristol Regional Medical Center, Holston Valley Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center, Johnston Memorial Hospital and Laughlin Memorial Hospital cancer care programs are accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Johnson City Medical Center appears in Becker’s Hospital Review 2014 edition of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs,” a list recognizing programs with quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.
  • The Comprehensive Breast Center in Kingsport and the Leonard Family Comprehensive Breast Center in Bristol are certified by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Experienced cancer care team

Your Ballad Health cancer care team brings together physicians and other caregivers from many specialties, including oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pathologists and radiologists.

They combine their knowledge to come up with the best treatment for you. Your Triumph cancer navigator will help you coordinate care and cope with your cancer treatment.

Cancers we treat

Choose Ballad Health’s cancer team in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia to treat almost every kind of cancer, including the most common types:

Learn about pediatric cancer care at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Complete cancer services & treatments

Rely on Ballad Health for a full range of cancer services and treatments to:

Advanced technology

Take advantage of the advanced technology your cancer care team uses – TrueBeam™ STx with Brainlab, Trilogy® linear accelerator and the CyberKnife® system – to treat certain types of cancers at some Ballad Health locations.

These stereotactic radiosurgery procedures shorten your treatment time and deliver targeted radiation to tumors with accuracy to reduce contact with healthy tissue.

Cancer care close to home

Find experienced cancer specialists, treatment and support at a Ballad Health cancer center near you:

Clinical trials

You might qualify for clinical trials offered at Ballad Health through the National Cancer Institute and East Tennessee State University, along with other major cancer research centers. Ask your cancer care team if you are eligible for current research studies or clinical trials.


Cancer care quality

Or download a PDF of the Ballad Health Cancer Care 2018 Annual Report.

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Cancer Navigators

Your Cancer Guides

Work with a dedicated breast or lung cancer navigator who will help you understand your diagnosis and treatment, manage your care and provide emotional support through every step of your journey.

Lung Cancer Screening

Detect Lung Cancer Early

Choose Ballad Health for a lung cancer screening because early detection gives you the best chance of successful treatment and survival.

Cancer Care Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540128
-82.55483030000001
2202 John B Dennis Highway
Ste. 100
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 857-6466
36.5514271
-82.5128364
1 Professional Park Dr.
Ste. 21
Johnson City, TN 37601
36.3044122
-82.3856131
16000 Johnston Memorial Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1880
36.722745
-81.91159500000001
58 Carroll Street
Ste. 4
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 883-8070
36.898789
-82.078453999999994
245 Medical Park Drive
Marion, VA 24354
276-378-3020
36.852817
-81.4873597
349 Island Road
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 469-4200
36.5995647
-82.2313224
378 Marketplace Blvd.
Ste. 10
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-3020
36.3391161
-82.4074157
4485 W. Stone Drive
Ste. 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 578-8500
36.550872
-82.6319524
1 Medical Park Blvd.
Ste. 102
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 968-2311
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999
671 Highway 58 East
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 679-5874
36.9388664
-82.6086803

Newsroom

Friday, April 19, 2019

Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved

A dire need for dental care in Southwest Virginia was one of the catalysts for Johnston Memorial to plan a dental residency program that will offer advanced training to dentists who have obtained licensure and are interested in furthering their education or specializing in a certain field.  ... read more about Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post

MedAxiom announced today that it has selected Dr. Jerry Blackwell to serve as its president. The nation’s leading community of cardiovascular providers, thought leaders and innovators, MedAxiom is a subsidiary of the American College of Cardiology. ... read more about Ballad Health clinical leader tapped for national post.