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July 26, 2019
Breast cancer survival rates are improving. The average 5-year survival rate for women with invasive breast cancer is 90%. If the cancer is located only in the breast, survival rates are even higher, averaging 99%, five years after diagnosis. Breast cancer screening is vital for early detection and increasingly successful treatment of breast cancer.
June 27, 2019
Even though statistics show 1 in 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, there is hope on the horizon. Overall, survival rates continue to rise and women are living longer after beating the disease. In order to keep this momentum, however, which can lead to improved care and better outcomes, it’s necessary to continue advancing our understanding of the disease through research.
Breast cancer research opens the door to finding better ways to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer, and to improve the quality of life of both cancer patients and survivors. From studying causes and prevention to learning how to manage and treat, here are some of the main focuses in breast cancer research today.
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.