2018 Porch Party Press Release

Media Contact: McKenzie Simmons Cancer Support Community Arizona 602-712-1006 msimmons@cscaz.org     For Immediate Release 15th Annual Porch Party Launches Cancer Support Community Arizona into 2018!   PHOENIX, Ariz. (Wednesday, April 25, 2018) – 250 guests gathered...

What I Wish I Knew: Advice From Cancer Patients

The first time you do anything, seeking advice from someone with experience helps. Cancer is no different. Hearing from someone who has gone through treatment may provide hope, and answer questions only someone who has been diagnosed would be able to answer. When...

CTCA Opens Two New Outpatient Care Centers in the Valley

Cancer Treatment Centers of America has opened two new Outpatient Care Centers in the Valley, giving more patients more access to the same personalized, whole-person care with a team of medical experts who focus only on cancer. As of April 1, 2018, CTCA is also a...

Seven Questions You Should Ask Before a Colonoscopy

Getting any type of medical procedure can make you nervous, which is why you should know all the answers to your questions before you go. But what if you don’t know which questions to ask? Many cancer patients will be asked to get a colonoscopy as a preventative...

Immune System + Cancer = Complicated

“We have an immune system that is designed to recognize native and non-native cells that can harm us. The problem is, it doesn’t always work. Other times, it works against us,” says Stephen Lynch, MD, Primary Care and Intake Physician at Cancer Treatment Centers of...

Dale’s Journey of Strength and Community

This month we recognize Dale and her story as an Ovarian Cancer survivor but also her role as a Cancer Support Community Arizona volunteer.  The journey from diagnosis to survivorship and beyond can be filled with difficulty, frustration and pain, no matter what stage...