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Dr. Cooper’s Interview Featured in Patient Power


Susannah Cooper, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist at Arizona Oncology in Green Valley, agreed: It’s not necessary to make any changes in your daily activities, especially for routine blood tests that are drawn before a dose of chemotherapy to monitor routine side effects. READ THE FULL ARTICLE Read More

Arizona Oncology Welcomes Brachytherapy Specialist Dr. Hayden Ansinelli to its Radiation Oncology Team


Arizona Oncology, a premier provider of advanced cancer care across Arizona, is proud to welcome Hayden Ansinelli, MD, MSc to its radiation oncology team. Dr. Ansinelli will see patients at Arizona Oncology’s Orange Grove radiation oncology location, joining a compassionate team of experts providing leading-edge cancer care. Dr. Ansinelli attended Miami University in Oxford, OH where he earned a... Read More

The American Cancer Society Awards $3,000 Grant to Arizona Oncology


The American Cancer Society awarded a $3,000 transportation grant to Arizona Oncology to alleviate the financial burden of transportation costs for patients with cancer. The grant is one of 600 nationwide grants totaling over $10.8 million awarded by the American Cancer Society in 2022.  READ FULL ARTICLE Read More

Dr. Rafiyath’s newsfeatured on and


Arizona Oncology has announced Shamudheen M. Rafiyath, MD, will now be practicing at a permanent suite at the practice’s Rincon location, located in the Tucson Medical Center Rincon building. Dr. Rafiyath previously practiced at this location in a temporary suite and is proud to continue to provide expert cancer care to patients in the East Tucson area. READ... Read More

Dr. Gin Medscape Article Translated to Spanish


La oncología es una de las carreras más desafiantes emocional y mentalmente. Todos los días, los oncólogos toman decisiones desgastantes y tienen conversaciones difíciles con pacientes que luchan por sus vidas. READ FULL ARTICLE Read More

Dr. Aung Bajaj Quoted on Medical News Today


Dr. Aung Bajaj, a medical oncologist and hematologist with Arizona Oncology, not involved in this study told Medical News Today that “glioblastoma multiforme is considered the most aggressive type of brain tumor, and patients who are diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme typically live around 1-2 years.” READ FULL ARTICLE Read More

Arizona Oncology Mentioned in Arizona Business News


After being diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer, Jason McGrath is launching a blood test nationwide for the third-most common form of cancer in the U.S. READ THE FULL ARTICLE Read More

Dr. Gin published on


Robert Gin, MD, remembers how a cancer scare at age 17 led him to oncology. After noticing that lymph nodes in his neck were swollen, Gin went to the doctor. The physician told Gin that he might have cancer. When he got home, Gin was afraid to tell his parents because he didn't want to worry them. Although blood tests ultimately... Read More

Dr. Basel Shoua from Arizona Oncology discussed the dangers of vaping on Arizona PBS


The American Lung Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics just launched a joint campaign to help youth quit vaping and using electronic-cigarettes. Recent request by several public health experts at five major universities have also asked that CDC to correct misinformation about the dangers of vaping and its connection to lung cancer. Experts say it is more about illicit... Read More

Arizona Oncology Joins Relay for Life


Team “Arizona Oncology Cancer Knockers” is participating in the Green Valley/Sahuarita Relay for Life this year! On April 1st, our team will be joining others touched by cancer to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Anyone wanting to support the team and this worthy cause can donate at Read More


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