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  • 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

  • Benefits of Cancer Genetic Testing


    By Mike Janicek, MD, Arizona Oncology Genetic testing is a wonderful tool for physicians and patients.  5-10%, and in some cases up to 25% of certain cancers are due to an inherited genetic cause, or mutation, which is identifiable with genetic testing.  Not only can this provide information that could impact treatment decisions if a person has cancer, but... Read More

  • Congratulations to Arizona Oncology’s TOP DOCS


    Dr. Matthew Borst, Dr. Joseph Buscema and Dr. Altom Hallum III ( have been chosen as the nation's top doctors in Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Laurie Chen, Dr. Christopher DiSimone, Dr. Paul Kuefler, Dr. Sharon Ondreyco and Dr. Raymond Taetle ( have been chosen as the nation's top doctors in Medical... Read More

  • American Cancer Society Releases New Breast Cancer Guidelines


    While the American Cancer Society has changed recommendations for breast cancer exams, we know each person is different. How and when to schedule exams should be a discussion you have with your doctor. Read the ACS Guidelines Read More

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