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UV rays have a big impact, and so does your skin health. In Arizona, our beautiful climate and sunshine put us all at higher risk for skin cancer. Let us help you enjoy the sun safely, and heal as a whole human being.

Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Dignity Health is your gateway to world-class cancer care. Our cancer services at the Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's extend beyond the traditional doctor-patient relationship. They start with a range of screening options for early detection and extend through personalized treatment following a cancer diagnosis—enabling you to take charge of your health. To schedule an appointment, call (602) 825-2039.

Cancers We Treat

  • Breast Cancer

    Annual screening mammograms are recommended for women ages 40 and older. Your provider may recommend a different screening schedule if you’re at higher risk for breast cancer.

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  • Colon Cancer

    The risk of colon cancer increases with age and family medical history of the disease. That’s why we recommend screening for everyone ages 45 and over.

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  • Lung Cancer

    A low-dose CT screening for lung cancer may be recommended for men and women, ages 50 to 77, who are current or former smokers with a smoking history of 20 pack-years. A referral from a provider is needed for a low-dose lung CT screening.

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  • Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer screenings are recommended for men ages 55 years and older, and those at high risk, particularly African-American men. Talk to your provider about the risks and benefits.

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  • Skin Cancer

    Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer, and it’s especially common here in sunny Arizona. And residents who are older, have fair skin, blue eyes, or a history of cancer are even more at risk. Ask your provider for more information about skin cancer screenings.

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At Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's, our experts are keenly aware of the many different factors that can increase or decrease your overall risk of cancer. Knowing your risk factors is the first step in cancer prevention.

Our goal is early detection.

The best prevention is routine screenings. Schedule an appointment today!

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Recently diagnosed?

We know there are many emotions to cope with and decisions to make when you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis. As a multidisciplinary cancer institute headquartered in Arizona, we understand cancer exceptionally well, and know the earlier you start treatment the better. Talk to our oncology experts. We can help you build your support team, get the proper diagnosis, access innovative treatment options without long wait times for appointments, and uncomplicate the insurance process.

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Receiving treatment

There are many types of treatment options in the fight against cancer. They vary from surgery, to infusion therapy, such as chemotherapy or immunotherapy, and even radiation. We want to be your resource during whatever treatment option you choose. At Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s, we take cancer personal and our team is passionate about supporting you and your family through every phase of your treatment process.

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Treatment options

Personalized cancer treatment specific to each patient’s tumor – care built around the patient is what we aim for. At Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s, our focus is caring for you with humankindness, while treating your cancer with an individualized treatment plan. Yes, now is the perfect time to book your mammogram.


We offer some of the most advanced and successful cancer treatments in the Southwest. Our team approach allows for multiple specialties to provide input, enabling us to create a treatment plan tailored to the unique needs of each patient.


Life after treatment

Many of our patients tell us the hardest part of post-treatment is not seeing their cancer care team. We know getting back to normal or the “new normal” can be scary and stressful. Many questions may circle in your mind about what if’s or if the cancer will come back. Being in community with other survivors will help. Join one of our support groups and explore resources to help you prepare for the transition to healing.

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Patient testimonials

At Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s, we stand firm in our commitment to provide state-of-the art cancer treatment, services for survivors, clinical trial opportunities, and at all times, a compassionate experience. Our patients tell our story best – they are the true heroes.

Support Services

Patients of Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s know they are receiving precision medicine from a multidisciplinary team of experienced cancer experts.