Locations and Physicians

Phoenix - Abrazo Central Campus

1916 W. Bethany Home Road, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Map & Directions

Phone: (602) 283-7979
Fax: (602) 283-3079

Treatments & Services

High-dose-rate Brachytherapy




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    12 Common Myths About Cancer

    February 18, 2020

    The internet contains many valuable sources of information about cancer. Unfortunately, it's also used to spread fear through myths and misconceptions that are repeated so often that many people believe they're true. These 12 statements about cancer are often relayed as fact. However, they are really myths.

    Myths About Cancer

    1. A cancer diagnosis means the end of life.
    2. Cutting out sugar will cure cancer.
    3. Cancer is caused by artificial sweeteners.
    4. A biopsy or surgery will cause cancer to spread. 
    5. Cancer cures are being withheld.
    6. Cancer is a modern disease created by humans.
    7. Smartphones cause cancer.
    8. Advances in technology mean we should have cured cancer by now.
    9. Cancer is contagious.
    10. Superfoods can stop cancer.
    11. No family history of cancer means you're not at risk.
    12. Cosmetics cause cancer.

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    What You Can Expect During Your First Mammogram

    February 6, 2020

    If you are preparing for or anticipating having to schedule your first mammogram, you may be wondering what to expect. A mammogram is a non-invasive diagnostic scan essential for early detection of breast cancer. It can be an inexpensive and highly effective method for reducing breast cancer risks. Having regular mammograms can be critical for those with a higher risk level or history of family breast cancer of any age.

    Today, we'll provide a guide to preparing for your first mammogram and outline what you can expect during your first screening.

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