Expert lung cancer care is closer than you think.
When it comes to receiving a lung cancer diagnosis, it can take your breath away. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But don’t. The expert surgeons and caring nurses at Arizona Oncology can outline a path forward to help you thrive with and beyond cancer.
Whether you are working to overcome small cell lung cancer or non-small cell lung cancer, we have treatment options and plans that take your particular care needs into account. As part of the US Oncology Network, one of the largest independent networks of community-based physicians dedicated to cancer care, we have access to advanced clinical trials to find new ways to fight lung cancer and lead to better health outcomes.
Our compassionate, team-oriented and holistic approach treatment has made a difference in many lung cancer patients lives. And we stand ready to help make a difference in yours. Arizona Oncology delivers world-class care across the state. No matter where you are, the expert care you need is close by.
At Arizona Oncology, lung cancer patients have access to:
Patients benefit form our team’s dedication to discovering and delivering innovative treatments, technologies and techniques, including genetic testing and personalized care plans.
CLINICAL TRIALS FOR BREAST CANCER
We are committed to providing better care close to home, including access to clinical trials that allow patients to be among the first to benefit from breakthrough research and therapies.
A DEDICATED AND EXPERT CARE TEAM
Specialized teams of oncologists, researchers and support staff deliver the highest quality care in the most compassionate way, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
What are some common signs of lung cancer?
Here are a few common lung cancer signs:
- Unexplained hoarseness
- A lingering cough not associated with a cold
- Coughing up blood or phlegm tainted with blood
- New onset of wheezing
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of weight or appetite not associated with lifestyle changes
- Constant chest pain that worsens with coughing, laughing or deep breaths
- Chronic respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
How is lung cancer treated?
As with all diseases, your treatment will depend on your personal diagnosis. Common treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and laser therapy.
What are the patient benefits of being an affiliate of the US Oncology Network?
Arizona Oncology’s affiliation with the US Oncology Network offers our patients access to multiple clinical trials for cancer treatments. In fact, patient participation in this research has led to over 41 new FDA-approved cancer therapies.
Does Arizona Oncology do genetic testing?
Yes. We use genetic testing to help families determine if there is a hereditary link to cancer. This type of testing is helpful in determining treatment options and gives families more data to make informed health decisions.