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Division of Hematology and Oncology

The Hematology and Oncology Division of the UT Health Science Center is committed to making strides towards the goal of cancer eradication. The West Clinic has unique partnership with the UT Health Science Center which includes collaboration with Methodist Healthcare and other major healthcare and research institutions in the city and region. This singular association combines the research and teaching capabilities of a leading institution with the patient care group of one of the Mid-South's largest cancer physicians group.

Goals are eradication of cancer through innovative research in prevention, detection and providing state-of-the-art care for hematology and oncology patients. The Institute provides patients with medical, radiation and surgical oncology expertise, as well as diagnostic and support care services.

Outstanding Health Care Providers from UTHSC Named 2019 Health Care Heroes

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A physician-scientist working on cancer treatment and cure and a nurse-advocate advancing nursing practice and community and global health, both from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were named among winners of the 21st annual Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Memphis Business Journal Tuesday.

Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, Van Vleet Endowed Professor in Medical Oncology and the division chief of Hematology and Oncology at UTHSC, was named a 2019 Health Care Hero in the Health Care Innovations category. Recruited to UTHSC roughly two years ago, Dr. Hayes played a major role in developing The Cancer Genome Atlas, one of the most dramatic breakthroughs in understanding cancer to date. Read More

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Last Published: Oct 10, 2019