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Arizona Oncology Ranked Number One in Community-Based Cancer Care and among the Top Five Statewide Cancer Care Centers


Arizona Oncology is pleased to announce that Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business, recently named the statewide community cancer care practice number one in community-based cancer care and among the top five best places in Arizona to receive cancer care for 2013.

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. Voters give the annual publication recommendations based on quality of service and recommendations for doing business.

In the poll, Arizona Oncology ranked number one in community cancer care and number four overall for statewide cancer care centers.

“Arizona Oncology is dedicated to providing patients the highest quality cancer care,” said Lanny I. Hecker, M.D., Ph.D., practice president, Arizona Oncology. “By offering advanced, integrated care in communities where patients live, we can help patients and their families have a better experience while battling cancer and help to contain costs of cancer care. We aim to remain number one and to continue to provide the best care possible to all patients who walk through our doors.”

The physicians, nurses and staff at Arizona Oncology wish to thank those who took the time to vote and recognize Arizona Oncology’s commitment to advancing cancer care for patients. Arizona Oncology is proud to offer Arizonans exemplary care in medical, radiation and gynecological oncology, hematology, stem cell transplant and patient support services. In addition, the practice’s commitment to innovative clinical research through US Oncology Research and other clinical trials is helping to improve the scope of cancer treatment nationwide.

To purchase a copy of the 2013 edition, visit

About Arizona Oncology
Arizona Oncology is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona, with more than 50 practicing
physicians devoted exclusively to comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality cancer care to patients in several communities throughout the state, including: Chandler, Cottonwood, Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Green Valley, Marana, Nogales, Oro Valley, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Safford, Scottsdale, Sedona, Sierra Vista and Tucson.
Arizona Oncology believes it is beneficial to provide cancer therapies in a community setting close to patients' homes and support systems. The physicians are supported by a talented clinical team sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers. For more information, visit

Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with approximately 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide. Arizona Oncology participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has helped to develop 46 FDA approved cancer therapies. For more information, visit

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