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East Valley Cancer Center

East Valley Cancer Center
7695 South Research Drive
Tempe, AZ 85284

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Phone: 480-256-1664
Fax: 480-726-1854

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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:

  • Ahwatukee
  • Chandler                           
  • Glendale
  • Gilbert
  • Goodyear
  • Maricopa
  • Mesa
  • Phoenix
  • Scottsdale
  • Tempe

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.