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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

Dr. Shamudheen M. Rafiyath


Arizona Oncology, a premier provider of advanced cancer care across Arizona, welcomes Dr. Shamudheen M. Rafiyath to its medical oncology and hematology team, expanding available patient services and treatment options for Tucson and Green Valley area residents. Rafiyath earned his medical degree from Trivandrum Medical College in India before completing his internship in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish... Read More

Over 33 Million Visitors Learned More About Lung Cancer From Dr. Gin in Authority Magazine


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Dr. Davis, Radiation Oncologist, shares a personal story about his battle with cancer


Although he had spent more than a quarter century studying cancer and treating patients, little could prepare Dr. Marshall Davis for all that would be ahead of him in back in 2011. A respected oncologist and Prescott resident, Dr. Davis knew the importance of self-examinations and screenings. In fact, hardly an appointment went by that he didn’t reinforce to patients... Read More

Dr. Vasireddy quotes on


The most common sign of cancer is no sign at all. "For the most part, cancers are asymptomatic in early stages, which is why age-appropriate cancer screening is so important," says Bethany Malone, MD, a colon and rectal surgeon in Fort Worth, Texas. "It really does save lives!" Concurs Sreekanth Vasireddy, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist at Arizona Oncology: ... Read More

Colorectal Surgical Specialists, a community member of Arizona Oncology, was featured on Arizona Health and Living


Arizona Oncology, a premier provider of cancer services throughout Arizona, has added a team of Colorectal Surgical Specialists, enhancing the comprehensive multidisciplinary care it provides to patients. These experienced specialists diagnose and treat all aspects of colorectal diseases and disorders, including preventative, medical and surgical treatments from mild conditions requiring in-office procedures to complex surgeries for more advanced conditions. READ... Read More

What to know about colorectal cancer — the ‘silent killer’


“Cancer” is a scary word in any context, but colorectal cancer can be especially tricky to catch. Known as a “silent killer,” colorectal cancer symptoms often don’t present themselves until the cancer is in its late stages. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and it’s more important than ever to be aware of the symptoms of the second-most... Read More

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