Practice News

  • Dr. Porterfield talks with KGVY Radio About Prostate Cancer


    Jim Walker of KGVY sat down with Dr. Bruce Porterfield from Arizona Oncology of Green Valley to talk about prostate cancer. In the session they cover topics like:  What is cancer? What is the prostate? Prostate screenings, what they are and what they mean. Prostate cancer risk factors. Watch the full video: Read More

  • Navigating a Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Mapping Your Personal Journey


    Please join us at Navigating a Lung Cancer Diagnosis, an educational event where leading medical professionals will provide information about the latest in how personalized medicine and genetic testing can provide insight into the clinical and emotional impact of lung cancer. Read More

  • Arizona Oncology Opens State-of-the-Art Cancer Treatment Center at ASU Research Park


    New facility developed by Ryan Companies US, Inc. offers leading-edge cancer care to growing East Valley region Tempe, Ariz. (June 13, 2017) — Arizona Oncology’s new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, located at the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), is now open and offering the latest cancer treatment services available to patients in Phoenix and the East Valley. The new center,... Read More

  • McKesson Specialty Health Selected by TESARO to provide ZEJULATM (niraparib), Approved for the Treatment of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer


    McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation that works together with stakeholders across the healthcare delivery system to preserve and strengthen specialty care, has played a significant role in the recent approval of ZEJULATM (niraparib). Approximately ten practices affiliated with US Oncology Research, one of the largest community-based oncology research programs in the United States supported by McKesson Specialty... Read More

  • Only APEx Accredited Radiation Oncology Treatment Center In Arizona.


    Arizona Oncology Achieves Four-Year Accreditation for Radiation Oncology Services  from ASTRO’s Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®) Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona and a practice in The US Oncology Network, has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®), effective May 1, 2017 for a... Read More

  • Dr. Cortas featured in ClassPass: Going through the journey with my patients taught me to see the person, not just the patient


    Dr. Cortas is featured this article, ClassPass: 22 Women Share the Powerful Lessons They’ve Learned Through Breast Cancer. You have to scroll down to the 20th entry or read below.    “As a physician and patient advocate, I’m extremely passionate about helping patients and their families through the hardest battles of their lives: the fight against cancer. Since... Read More

  • Cancer and Holidays


    The holidays are usually a busy, fun, and festive time of year.  When you are dealing with managing a cancer diagnosis, the holidays can be very stressful.  Going through cancer treatment during the holidays will change your interpretation of the most celebratory time of the year.  It is difficult to feel festive when you are worried about... Read More

  • Hockey Fights Cancer Night


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  • Open enrollment is just around the corner.


    Healthcare.Gov is the marketplace where Arizonian’s can find, compare, choose, and get complete health coverage that best fits their needs and budget. New customers can enroll in private health insurance during the annual open enrollment period, which begins on November 1, 2016 and runs through January 31, 2017. Here are some helpful tips for patients when considering health insurance coverage options: ... Read More

  • In the Pink: Clinical trials are key to progress in seeking life-saving treatments for breast cancer


    Sunday, October 9,  2016,Story by Scott Orr Prescott Courier Arizona Oncology Dr. Iyad Hamarneh in Prescott Valley has seen great strides made in the treatment of breast cancer over the last 15 years, and he expects even more will be made in the next five to 10 years. Much of that progress is thanks to patients willing to be enrolled in... Read More

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