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East Valley Cancer Center
East Valley Cancer Center
7695 South Research Drive
Tempe, AZ 85284
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Medical Oncology & Hematology
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Diet & Nutrition Services
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Clinical Trials & Research
Genetic Risk Assessment
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
August 3, 2017
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July 20, 2017
Cancer affects more than 1.7 million people in the US today. More than 15.5 million Americans will be living beyond cancer. The American Cancer Society reports a majority of cancer survivors (67%) were diagnosed 5 or more years ago, and 17% were diagnosed 20 or more years ago. Prostate, breast and colorectal cancers are the most common diagnoses among survivors. The increase in survival rates over the last 5 years can be attributed to early detection methods for cancer screening, and advancements in identifying new targeted cancer therapies. As cancer detection and treatment continue to improve on disease free survival, it is estimated that there will be 20.3 million survivors by 2026.
About the East Valley Cancer Center
Arizona Oncology is excited to announce a new integrated cancer center open in the East Valley.
The new East Valley Cancer Center is a 21,000 square foot, state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility located at Arizona State University Research Park in the Tempe area making it possible to serve cancer patients in:
This is Arizona Oncology’s newest cancer treatment center offering patients in the growing East Valley region convenient access to the very latest cancer therapies, technologies, and cancer research available and is the only cancer center in the East Valley to provide medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, and hematology services in one location. This opens up new treatment options for many patients in a convenient location close to their homes where they can also access advanced diagnostics including PET/CT, genetic testing services, and supportive care services.
We strive to provide patients comprehensive state-of-the-art care in a convenient, comfortable setting close to home where they have the support of family and friends. This beautiful new facility will play a vital role in meeting that goal for our East Valley patients. The East Valley facility will also incorporate the very latest design concepts to support patient comfort, serenity, and healing while patients receive leading-edge cancer care services.