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Locations and Physicians

Dolores Basden, MD

Patient Portal


Radiation Oncology


Tucson - Craycroft Radiation Oncology
2625 N. Craycroft Road, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 324-4214
Fax: (520) 324-2680

Dolores Basden, MD


Stephen F. Austin State University

Medical School

University of Texas Medical School


University of Texas


Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)

Board Certification

Radiation Oncology


Dr. Basden received her undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and earned a master's degree in nutrition and foods from Auburn University in Alabama. Her interest in nutrition led her to Australia, where she completed a graduate program on a Rotary Graduate Scholarship. She worked as a registered dietitian at the Texas Medical Center in Houston for five years prior to medical school. She became interested in medicine while working as a clinical dietitian in the surgical ICU of Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Basden earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. She completed an internship at the University of Texas Affiliated Training Programs in Houston and a residency in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following residency, Dr. Basden was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University in Atlanta.

Dr. Basden holds medical licenses in Arizona and Texas. While she enjoys caring for all types of cancer patients, she has particular interest and expertise in breast, gynecologic and prostate cancers.

Dr. Basden and her husband, John, enjoy traveling, golf, water sports, and the symphony. She enjoys antiquing, hiking, and watching college sports.



Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

Rotary Graduate Scholar


American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
American Brachytherapy Society

In The Media

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