Arizona Oncology - The US Oncology Network

East Valley Cancer Center Now Open in Tempe

June 14, 2017

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Arizona Oncology now offers leading-edge cancer care to the growing East Valley region. The new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, located at the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), is now open and offers the latest cancer treatment services available to patients in Phoenix and the East Valley. The new center, developed and built by Ryan Companies US, Inc., offers integrated, high-quality care to diagnose and treat cancer. Patient services include medical oncology, gynecologic oncologyradiation oncology, hematology, advanced diagnostics including PET/CT imaging, supportive care services, and clinical trials. The practice is also offering the latest treatment options for patients, including immunotherapy, bio markers, and targeted therapies.

This is Arizona Oncology's twenty-first location in the Phoenix area and their first location in Tempe – the company is expanding its services to Elliot Road and Loop 101 to provide more patients with convenient and advanced cancer care closer to home.

"We have been treating patients for more than 20 years in the valley and understand the importance of offering specialized treatment close to home,” said Snehal Bhoola, MD, gynecologic oncologist, Arizona Oncology. “We pride ourselves on our patient-centered approach, which allows us to offer high-quality care."

“We pride ourselves on our patient-centered approach, which allows us to offer high-quality care."

This nearly 22,000 square-foot building is a hub for cancer care and the only one of its kind in the East Valley. The center will support six full-time oncologists, including two gynecologic oncologists, three medical oncologists, and one radiation oncologist. The facility will have two treatment vaults for radiation, a room dedicated to PET/CT scanning, 35 infusion chairs with personal tablets, 19 exam rooms, a covered patio with peaceful waterfalls, and a nursing station with semi-private scheduling areas. Additionally, the center will offer Vital Beam linear accelerator and High-Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy treatment options, in-office dispensing, cancer genetic counseling, and support services that will help patients prevent or cope with a cancer diagnosis. Social workers, nurse navigators, and patient benefit representatives will also be available to patients.

The cancer treatment center is equipped with cutting-edge technology and comforting aesthetic features including the pharmacy’s isolated independent air system, the serene visual ceiling displays in the radiation vaults and a healing garden.

“The ASU Research Park is a premiere location for innovation by leading companies, which benefit from the opportunity to collaborate with ASU intellectual assets in a world-class business park setting,” said Morgan R. Olsen, ASU Research Park Board President and ASU Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. “We are thrilled to welcome Arizona Oncology, a practice committed to advancing treatment modalities to help defeat cancer in its many forms. Arizona Oncology also will further Valley economic development, adding to the ASU Research Park’s contribution of more than 6,000 jobs at over 50 companies.”

This free-standing treatment and research center was constructed by Ryan Companies in just nine months. This is Ryan’s tenth build-to-suit project developed and constructed in the ASURP.

“Bringing Arizona Oncology’s expertise and innovative technology to the prestigious ASURP is a tremendous addition for East Valley residents needing high-quality care,” said Molly Ryan Carson, vice president of Development at Ryan. “Our team worked diligently to ensure maximum accuracy during construction on this vital healthcare clinic.”

Arizona Oncology is now accepting patients at the new location in Tempe. To schedule an appointment, visit AOAppt.com, or for more information, call 888-972-CURE.

Categories: Phoenix Cancer Center