Locations and Physicians

Glendale - Saguaro Cancer Center

7200 W. Bell Road, Building A
Glendale, AZ 85308

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Phone: (623) 487-4822
Fax: (623) 334-9881

Treatments & Services

Clinical Trials & Research
Outpatient Chemotherapy

  • 5 HPV Myths (and the Truth About Them)

    November 30, 2018

    5 HPV Myths (and the Truth About Them)

    Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) is quite common, there is still a lot of confusion when it comes to the facts. But in order to protect your health – and those you love – it’s important to break through the myths you may have heard about HPV. Here are five common HPV myths and the truth about them.

    HPV Myth #1: Only women can get it.

    Truth: HPV is a very common virus among both women and men. An estimated 80% of sexually active people will contract it at some point in their lives.

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  • Genetic vs Genomic Testing: What’s the Difference?

    November 26, 2018

    Genetic vs Genomic Testing: What’s the Difference?

    Although the terms “genetic” and “genomic” are often used interchangeably, they are actually very different. Learning more about the differences between them can help clear up some of the confusion we often see related to hereditary genes linked to developing cancer.

    Genetic Testing  

    Genetics usually refers to the study of specific, individual genes and whether they are passed from one generation to the next. Cancer researchers have studied hereditary gene mutations (changes) that can play a role in the development of cancer.  

    Genetic tests are medical tests that look for certain inherited gene mutations. This allows the genetic counselor to understand if the person being assessed is at a higher risk for developing certain kinds of cancers - such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, or others.

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