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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

16000 Johnston Memorial Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1880
36.722745
-81.91159500000001
349 Island Road
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 469-4200
36.5998187
-82.2312491
1 Professional Park Dr.
Ste. 21
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 232-6900
36.3044122
-82.3856131
2202 John B Dennis Highway
Ste. 100
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 578-8500
36.5514271
-82.5128364
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
36.8519149
-81.48822389999999
671 Highway 58 East
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 679-5874
36.938795
-82.60190110000001
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
1 Medical Park Blvd.
Ste. 102
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 968-2311
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999

Newsroom

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center

The J.D. Nicewonder Family Pediatric Emergency Department, a service of Niswonger Children’s Hospital, will feature a separate entrance and designated treatment rooms for children and their families. ... read more about Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Ballad Health announces plans for new services in Greeneville

Ballad Health announced today it has commenced the planning process for the implementation of new services for women who are pregnant and in need of certain mental health services, addiction treatment and other supports that will help ensure the strongest possible starts for their children. ... read more about Ballad Health announces plans for new services in Greeneville.