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  • Rees Skillern Cancer Institute at CHI Memorial will host a PROMPT party

    OCT 16, 2018

    Rees Skillern Cancer Institute at CHI Memorial will host a PROMPT party on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. in the Rees Skillern Cancer Institute’s Cancer Risk and Survivorship Center, located in suite 307 of the Memorial Plaza building. PROMPT, which stands for Prospective Registry of Multiplex Testing, is a patient-driven registry tha

  • Survivorship empowerment class open to all cancer survivors

    OCT 16, 2018

    CHI Memorial Rees Skillern Cancer Institute will host a Survivorship Empowerment class on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5 p.m. The free class is open to all cancer survivors, regardless of where they received treatment, and their care givers.

  • HPV: what parents need to know

    OCT 10, 2018

    CHI Memorial will present an educational seminar, HPV: What Parents Need to Know, on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the LaFayette-Walker County Library community room. There is no cost to attend the seminar and it is open to everyone in the community.

  • Financial assistance for annual breast screenings

    OCT 09, 2018

    The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center partners with Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program, Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and Hurlbut Foundation to provide eligible uninsured and under-insured women with breast screenings.

  • CHI Memorial Medical Group welcomes Kim Nguyen, M.D.

    OCT 08, 2018

    CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce Kim Nguyen, M.D., has joined Heinsohn, Donowitz, Rybolt, and Nguyen. Dr. Nguyen received her medical degree from University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.

  • CHI Memorial pioneers use of Mazor X™

    OCT 05, 2018

    CHI Memorial is the first hospital in the Chattanooga region to add the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance Platform, state-of-the-art technology for spine surgery.

  • New location for breast and gynecological support group meeting

    SEP 25, 2018

    The breast and gynecological cancer support group, offered through CHI Memorial Rees Skillern Institute’s Center for Cancer Support, is moving its weekly meeting location to the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga.


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Karen long
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E: karen_long@memorial.org



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