One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men except for skin cancer. Men with one or more of the following indicators should be sure they’re regularly screened for prostate cancer because they are more likely to be diagnosed:
Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell was one of the dignitaries who attended the groundbreaking for our new East Valley Cancer Center this past July. He talked about the importance of the facility to residents of Tempe and surrounding areas.
"We all know that diagnosis is not a desistance and that is especially true when quality treatment and care and continued support really is available. I'm excited that this new facility that we are about to build here helps them right here in Tempe, Arizona."
The radiation oncology ‘vault’ of our new East Valley Cancer Center is almost complete! The vault will house the latest advanced radiation treatment and diagnostic technology to help with patients’ cancer therapy and diagnosis, including but not exclusive to, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and PET/CT imaging.
The vault is part of the state-of-the-art 21,000 square foot facility that will house medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, and hematology services.
Dr. Snehal Bhoola is a Gynecologic Oncologist and practices in the East Valley in Phoenix. He will soon be practicing out of our newest location in East Valley, coming in the Summer of 2017. Gynecologic Oncologists are specialists trained in the entire treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers, including advanced surgery and chemotherapy. This allows for expert, comprehensive care directed by one physician. Dr. Bhoola specializes in the treatment of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, endometrial cancer and other gynecologic malignancies.
“We understand that cancer is not just physical. Healing takes place on many levels. We take time with each individual woman not only to create an individualized treatment plan but also to understand her needs and goals. Our patients have access to support services that include social workers, nurse navigators, nutrition counseling, and survivorship planning. We give and receive a lot of hugs each day.”