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  • Dr. Cortas featured in ClassPass: Going through the journey with my patients taught me to see the person, not just the patient


    Dr. Cortas is featured this article, ClassPass: 22 Women Share the Powerful Lessons They’ve Learned Through Breast Cancer. You have to scroll down to the 20th entry or read below.    “As a physician and patient advocate, I’m extremely passionate about helping patients and their families through the hardest battles of their lives: the fight against cancer. Since... Read More

  • Cancer and Holidays


    The holidays are usually a busy, fun, and festive time of year.  When you are dealing with managing a cancer diagnosis, the holidays can be very stressful.  Going through cancer treatment during the holidays will change your interpretation of the most celebratory time of the year.  It is difficult to feel festive when you are worried about... Read More

  • Hockey Fights Cancer Night


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  • Open enrollment is just around the corner.


    Healthcare.Gov is the marketplace where Arizonian’s can find, compare, choose, and get complete health coverage that best fits their needs and budget. New customers can enroll in private health insurance during the annual open enrollment period, which begins on November 1, 2016 and runs through January 31, 2017. Here are some helpful tips for patients when considering health insurance coverage options: ... Read More

  • In the Pink: Clinical trials are key to progress in seeking life-saving treatments for breast cancer


    Sunday, October 9,  2016,Story by Scott Orr Prescott Courier Arizona Oncology Dr. Iyad Hamarneh in Prescott Valley has seen great strides made in the treatment of breast cancer over the last 15 years, and he expects even more will be made in the next five to 10 years. Much of that progress is thanks to patients willing to be enrolled in... Read More

  • Southeast to Take Brunt of ACA Pullouts


    Meir Rinde | October 05, 2016 First it was UnitedHealthcare, then Humana, then Aetna. One by one, major payers have announced they will withdraw from many Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces at the end of this year, leaving residents of hundreds of counties with just one or two payers selling policies on the government-run exchanges. For a few weeks it appeared... Read More

  • Arizona Oncology implements advanced cervical imaging technology to assist with the early detection


    September 28th is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day and  women are encouraged to take control of their health   Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 22, 2016) – Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted to cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, is the first in Arizona to utilize the latest technology and advancement... Read More



    Phoenix, September 14, 2016 — Nearly 22,280 women are expected to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year.  Unfortunately, because most ovarian cancer cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage when the disease has already spread beyond the ovaries, nearly 14,240 will lose their lives. Ovarian cancer accounts for five percent of cancer deaths among women.  The five-year survival rate for ovarian cancer,... Read More

  • Arizona Oncology Adds Four Gynecologic Oncologists, Expanding World-Class Gynecologic Cancer Services throughout the Region


    New physicians enhance access to specialized gynecologic care across the Valley   Phoenix (September 12, 2016) - Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, welcomes four additional gynecologic oncologists to the practice. This exciting expansion will enhance its gynecologic oncology program, offering the largest, most comprehensive... Read More

  • Arizona Oncology Breaks Ground for State-of-the-art Treatment Center in the East Valley


    New facility at ASU Research Park will offer leading-edge cancer care to growing East Valley region   Tempe, Ariz., (July 22, 2016) - Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, held a groundbreaking ceremony today for its new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center in the East Valley.... Read More

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