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Radiation Oncologist Dr. Sarah Kilic Talks about Gynecologic Cancer

September 25, 2023

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. In the spirit of raising awareness and providing education on these cancers, we’ve invited Sarah Kilic, MD, one of the newest members of our radiation oncology team, to share some knowledge.

Dr. Kilic has an extensive background in the research and delivery of treatments for gynecological cancer. She has authored over 30 publications in various medical journals, including JCO Oncology Practice and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. She has also published several book chapters and presented her research at multiple oncology conferences. We asked her a few specific questions about the prevention and treatment of gynecologic cancers.

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Arizona Oncology Joins National Initiative for Better Cancer Care

August 25, 2023

Arizona Oncology proudly announces its participation in the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM), a novel program aimed at improving cancer care. Only 44 oncology practices across the country, including ours, have been selected to take part in this initiative. Backed by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), the program aligns with the Biden Administration's Cancer Moonshot effort to enhance the cancer treatment experience.


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Ways to Minimize Side Effects from Cancer Treatment

July 18, 2023

Ways to Minimize Side Effects from Cancer Treatment

Because of advances in cancer treatment, more and more people can expect to reach remission or to live a long life with cancer. This is wonderful news! However, going through cancer treatment often isn’t easy. Cancer medications and radiation treatments can cause a variety of side effects that can be difficult to deal with. Here are some things you can do at home or with the help of your doctor to minimize side effects from cancer treatment.

Appetite Loss. People being treated for cancer often don’t feel hungry. But when you don’t get enough nutrients, you can become weak, dehydrated, or lose too much weight. If you are experiencing appetite loss from cancer treatment, try these tips:

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Deborah’s Cancer Journey: Controlling What You Can Control

July 18, 2023

“Cancer and the diagnosis has changed my life.” - Deborah, Arizona Oncology patient

Arizona Oncology patient, Deborah, recently shared her story with the world in the hopes that others could learn from her experience and be inspired by it.

Deborah was diagnosed with advanced stage gynecological cancer. Her oncologist is Dr. Shobhana Talukdar, a gynecological oncologist practicing out of Arizona Oncology’s Wilmot Road clinic in Tucson, Arizona.

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Cancer Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Power of the Immune System to Fight Cancer

June 12, 2023

In recent years, cancer immunotherapy has emerged as a groundbreaking approach in the field of oncology, revolutionizing the way we think about cancer treatment. By leveraging the body's own immune system, this innovative therapeutic strategy has shown remarkable potential in the fight against cancer. Let’s delve into the realm of cancer immunotherapy, exploring how it works, its effectiveness, and some of the most significant advancements in this field over the past decade.

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