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Dr. Hendershott’s comments on MBC were published on!


Let’s face it: A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis is scary. Unlike breast cancer, which has a very high survival rate—an average of 90% over five years—metastatic breast cancer isn’t curable. But technology, treatments, and therapies are constantly improving, experts say, which means a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis is not an automatic death sentence. “The most important thing... Read More

Dr. Montoya discusses how red, processed, and fatty meats might increase prostate health risk


Processed meats "Red or processed meat and fatty meats might increase prostate health risk," said Delmer A. Montoya, M.D., a medical oncologist with Arizona Oncology in Tucson. "[But] we need more research to better understand their effect on prostate cancer." High levels of trans and saturated fats and high sodium, both of which contribute to poor prostate health, can... Read More

Dr Basel Shoua of Arizona Oncology On The 5 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Cancer


Cancer is a horrible and terrifying disease. There is so much great information out there, but sometimes it is very difficult to filter out the noise. What causes cancer? Can it be prevented? How do you detect it? What are the odds of survival today? What are the different forms of cancer? What are the best treatments? And what is... Read More

Dr. Chen was featured in Cancer Wellness Magazine – Summer 22 Issue


Dr. Chen had the opportunity to address common concerns about medication side effects that cancer warriors should watch out for and what to do if they start experiencing adverse side effects. The Cancer Wellness magazine is available nationwide to subscribers virtually and through the mail. Issue 15: The Men's Health Issue - Summer 2022 - Cancer Wellness Read More

Arizona Oncology Moves Locations in Goodyear


New Location Provides Patients Expanded Access to Radiation, Chemotherapy, Genetic Testing and More. Read More

Arizona Oncology Welcomes Dr. Basel Shoua


Arizona Oncology, a premier provider of advanced cancer care across Arizona, is proud to welcome Basel Shoua, MD, to its medical oncology and hematology team. Arizona Oncology Dr. Basel Shoua to Tucson-Rudasill Location | Tucson, AZ Patch Arizona Oncology Welcomes Dr. Basel Shoua - Health & Living® Magazine ( Inside Tucson Business 082622 by... Read More

Dr. Nikhil Thaker Of Arizona Oncology Inducted Into American Brachytherapy Society Of Fellows


Arizona Oncology is proud to announce Nikhil G. Thaker, MD, MHA, MBA, CMQ, DABR, DABPM, FABS, has been inducted into the 2022 class of the American Brachytherapy Society Fellows (FABS) by the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Board of Directors. Brachytherapy, a cancer treatment in which radioactive material is sealed inside a seed or pellet and implanted inside the body, requires... Read More

Arizona Oncology opens latest practice in Scottsdale


Arizona Oncology, one of the largest cancer centers in the state with more than 70 physicians, has opened its newest location at 8415 N. Pima Road, suite 165, Scottsdale. The practice, joining Arizona Oncology’s 14 other statewide locations, includes 14 treatment chairs in a relaxing environment to treat patients with all types of cancer in a community setting, according to a press release. The... Read More

Dr. Marshall takes care of patients with cancer and he knows what they are going through.


Dr. Marshall takes care of patients with cancer and he knows what they are going through. Twelve years ago, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer after discovering a lump during a self-exam. He will talk about the importance of exams for men  as well as his philosophy in treating patients since he once was one himself.   Watch Video... Read More

Dr Shamudheen M Rafiyath of Arizona Oncology On The 5 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Cancer


An Interview With Savio P. Clemente Educate yourself about your cancer. Talk to and read stories of previous patients who have gone through successful treatments with testicular cancer. Many celebrities have shared their experiences on social media and inspired many other patients. One example is Lance Armstrong, an American road racing cyclist who was diagnosed with stage III testicular cancer... Read More


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