Wednesday, October 03, 2012

More Comprehensive Care For Breast Cancer Patients
A new 1.5 million dollar facility at Bristol Regional Medical Center will focus on providing a more centralized, comprehensive care for breast cancer patients. Work on the Leonard Family Comprehensive Breast Center should begin soon and move towards completion by next April. Wellmont Health System officials laid out the plans for the facility adjacent to the hospitalís west entrance. The name is to honor philanthropists Frank and Jackie Leonard and the Leonard Family Foundation who provided a million dollar donation. This means that Wellmont Cancer Institute will now have screening capability and diagnostic services under one roof. The area will be over 5 thousand square-feet next to general surgery services on the second floor. The center should reduce wait time between diagnosis, consultation and treatment with more exam rooms, waiting rooms, offices, a conference room, a library, a resource center and space for American Cancer Society programs. A portion of the hospital parking lot has also been designated for the new center. (bg)

Friday, October 31, 2014

  • Wreck Involving Two Daniel Boone High School Students Still Being Investigated
  • TSSAA: Two-year postseason ban, $4,750 fine for David Crockett, Daniel Boone High Following Musket Bowl Brawl
  • Virginia's Constitutional Question on Ballot Meant to Help Veteran's Widows and Widowers
  • Crowe Pushes Passage of Amendment for Veteran's Charities
  • Circuit Court Clerk Race Hotly Contested in Bristol
  • Director of Schools: Players ID'd in Musket Bowl Brawl Could be Suspended From School, All Athletics
  • Child Neglect Trial Date Set for January
  • Police Crash Halloween Party in Elizabethton, Find Drugs and Sawed-Off Shotgun
  • Old Bunks from Virginia Intermont Get Use in Southwest Virginia
  • Johnson City Man Charged with Stealing $8,000 of Construction Equipment
  • Man Killed by Train in Johnson City Identified
  • Man Found Shot to Death in Home in Greene County
  • Bridge in Kingsport to Carry The Name of Decorated Vietnam Soldier
  • Boone Lake Reservoir Going Down Five Weeks Early for Sinkhole, Seepage Investigation
  • Johnson City Man Charged in Restaurant Burglary
  • Federal Funding Problems Delay Northeast Tennessee Road Projects
  • Meth-Making Charges Filed Against Damascus Man
  • VDOT Gets More Funding, More Equipment for 2014-15 Snow Removal



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