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    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

  • CMS Announces Arizona Oncology Selected for Initiative Promoting Better Cancer Care


    CMS Oncology Care Model attracts almost twice the expected number of physician group practices The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has selected Arizona Oncology as one of nearly 200 physician group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care.  The... Read More

  • On Red Thursday, cancer survivor makes sure everyone gets a rose


    Elana Wight started a movement with her red cowboy boots and upbeat manner. For her birthday, she shared her 'bright light.'   Check out this story on Read More

  • Arizona Oncology Ranked Number One in Community-Based Cancer Care and Among the Top Two Statewide Cancer Care Centers


    Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business has released its 2016 “Cancer Treatment Centers” rankings. Arizona Oncology received the distinction of second highest in the state and ranked number one in community-based cancer care in Arizona. Results are based on voters’ opinion, not annual revenue or number of employees. The Best of Arizona Business is the largest opinion poll in Arizona.... Read More

  • Congratulations to Arizona Oncology’s Top Docs!


    After surveying more than 5,000 physicians throughout Phoenix, Arizona Oncology’s Drs. Bhoola, Borst, Janicek, Wingo, Roberts, Volk and Lucas were selected by their peers as the best in their specialties for Phoenix magazine’s 2016 Top Docs edition. Drs. Borst and Roberts received the highest number of votes amongst their peers in the Phoenix area.  Arizona Oncology physicians have made... Read More

  • Betting On Cancer: Phoenix Aims To Become Oncology Destination As More Cities Look To Biotech For Growth


    By Elizabeth Whitman @elizabethwhitty On 03/09/16 AT 2:50 PM When Dr. Michael Roberts first arrived in Phoenix in 1995 to join a few other doctors at a small oncology practice, the only medical school in the state was a three-hour drive away in Tucson. Phoenix itself was home to two teaching hospitals, Good Samaritan and St. Joseph’s, and roughly... Read More



    Arizona Oncology hosts free patient and caregiver event Arizona Oncology is hosting its inaugural FREE Cancer Survivor and Caregiver Celebration Symposium at the Desert Ridge Marriott in Phoenix. The symposium is focused on survivorship, caregivers, sex and cancer, cancer genetic testing, nutrition and cooking, and advances in new treatments in patient care.  As many as 150 participants are expected... Read More

  • World Cancer Day, 2016 ‘We can. I can"


    It’s World Cancer Day, a global event recognized every Feb. 4. You might ask what World Cancer Day is and why is it important. As explained by the Arizona Oncology Foundation, World Cancer Day is an annual, global event aimed at uniting the world in the fight against cancer. This day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year... Read More

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