Questions about cancer?
Our multidisciplinary team of medical and complementary care professionals includes surgeons, physicians, nurses, nutritionists, dieticians, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, patient navigators, cancer education specialists and financial specialists. They work together to develop individualized patient treatment plans and assistance throughout the journey to fight cancer. We offer patients the benefits of all major treatment methods at our facility, including surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, and blood and marrow transplants.
The medical oncologists at the TriStar Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute use powerful cancer-fighting drugs, hormones and immuno-stimulants to help the body stop or slow the growth of malignant cells. Chemotherapy is a therapeutic method utilizing drugs that interfere with the cancer's ability to reproduce and grow. Medical Oncologists at Sarah Cannon at TriStar Centennial offer leading clinical trials for cancer care, including our Phase 1 Drug Development Unit.
TriStar Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute provides conventional radiation oncology therapies as well as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, High Dose Radiation, and CyberKnife® Stereotactic Radiosurgery.
Radiation Right is an initiative at TriStar Centennial to increase radiation-reduction efforts ensuring the safety of our patients. Sarah Cannon at TriStar Centennial is the first and only hospital in the state of Tennessee to receive radiation oncology accreditation by the ACR.
Treating some cancers can require surgery to remove the tumor. The inpatient and outpatient surgical suites at TriStar Centennial are equipped with minimally invasive technology for the most advanced surgical procedures, including:
- Video-guided surgery
- Microscopic surgery
- Laser surgery
- Robotic-assisted surgery
- Radio-frequency ablation
- Chemoembolization therapies