Working with the patient and family and/or caregiver for an
improved quality of life, and a reduction in unneeded stress.
Our services utilize a multidisciplinary approach toward survivorship by providing access to oncology expertise and lifestyle management. This results in a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan, potentially leading to improved quality of life, and a reduction in unneeded stress for patients and their family and/or caregiver.
The benefits of our hands-on team approach places our patients at the center of care in a convenient location close to home so they can spend their time focused on healing and living life.
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Through our partnership with Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers, an expert team of oncology specialists meet prior to each patient's first appointment to review tumor records and medical history. This meeting is referred to as a 'tumor board' meeting because several kinds of specialists come together to discuss each patient's diagnosis.
Tumor boards include:
A comprehensive and well-documented plan of care is developed and communicated back to the patient's primary care provider.
Helping patients with their overall quality of life is part of our multidisciplinary approach. Again, keeping patients at the center of care, we provide and encourage access to several lifestyle counselors and/or therapists. These may include:
Our comprehensive oncology services in Chandler and Gilbert, Arizona are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. The average risk for breast cancer in a woman’s lifetime up to age 90 is approximately 12 percent. Risk increases with age, but according to the National Cancer Institute, even at age 70, the typical woman’s risk is less than 4 percent, which means she has slightly more than a 96 percent chance of not being diagnosed with breast cancer by age 70.
After a cancer diagnosis, a surgeon will often surgically remove the tumor and nearby affected tissue during an operation. Surgery is used as an effective treatment for many types of cancer today. Our surgeons have extensive knowledge of cancer treatment surgical techniques, and are focused on treating you with humankindness from day one.
Our comprehensive Thoracic Program offers all-in-one cancer care conveniently located in both Chandler and Gilbert near Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. Newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families and/or caregivers no longer need to manage various appointments, record keeping and communication between providers. Our Nurse Navigator provides personalized attention helping to guide each patient through their own personal journey.