Arizona Oncology Ranked Number One in Community-Based Cancer Care and Among the Top Two Statewide Cancer Care Centers

March 15, 2016

PHOENIX (March 15, 2016)Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business has released its 2016 “Cancer Treatment Centers” rankings. Arizona Oncology received the distinction of second highest in the state and ranked number one in community-based cancer care in Arizona.

Results are based on voters’ opinion, not annual revenue or number of employees. The Best of Arizona Business is the largest opinion poll in Arizona. Voters give the annual publication recommendations based on quality of service and recommendations for doing business.

“Arizona Oncology is dedicated to providing patients with high-quality cancer care,” said Jerry Lucas, M.D., practice president, Arizona Oncology. “By offering advanced, integrated care in communities where patients live, we can help patients and their families have a better experience while battling cancer and help to contain costs of cancer care. We aim to remain number one and to continue to provide the best care possible to all patients who walk through our doors.”

Arizona Oncology, one of the largest medical groups in Arizona devoted exclusively to cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, treats more patients with cancer than any other healthcare provider in the state. The physicians, nurses and staff at Arizona Oncology wish to thank those who took the time to vote and recognize Arizona Oncology’s commitment to advancing cancer care for patients.

Arizona Oncology is proud to offer Arizonans exemplary care in medical, radiation and gynecological oncology, hematology, stem cell transplant, genetic risk assessment and patient support services. In addition, the practice’s commitment to innovative clinical research through US Oncology Research and other clinical trials is helping to improve the scope of cancer treatment nationwide.

For more information about Arizona Oncology physicians and services, please visit or call 888.972.CURE. To vote for Arizona Oncology in the Best of Arizona Business 2017 rankings, please visit:

About Arizona Oncology

Arizona Oncology is one of the largest medical groups in Arizona. With more than 60 practicing physicians devoted exclusively to providing comprehensive, compassionate and high-quality cancer care, Arizona Oncology specializes in Medical, Gynecologic, and Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Stem Cell Transplant, Research, Genetic Risk Assessment and patient ancillary programs. The physicians and their staff treat patients in many communities throughout the state including: Chandler, Cottonwood, Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Green Valley, Nogales, Oro Valley, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Safford, Scottsdale, Sedona, and Tucson.

Arizona Oncology believes it is beneficial to provide cancer therapies in a community setting, close to patients' homes and support systems. The physicians are supported by a talented clinical team sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers. For more information, visit

Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians nationwide. Arizona Oncology participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has played a role in nearly 60 FDA-approved cancer therapies, nearly one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date. For more information, visit

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