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March 28, 2019

Arizona Republic
There’s a New Blood Test to Screen for Colon Cancer. So Should You Skip the Colonoscopy?

Phoenix-based Sonora Quest Laboratories has a new colon cancer blood test on the market that sounds like an enticing alternative to the oft-dreaded colonoscopy.
Meet Our Specialist: Dr. Anathea Powell

February 21, 2019

U.S. News and World Report
After the Diagnosis: Treatment Options for Kidney Cancer

Most often, the cancer is found incidentally. A CT, or computed tomography, scan is done, for instance, because a person has abdominal pain or some other (usually unrelated) symptoms. And when clinicians take a peek into the upper abdominal area where the bean-shaped organs are located, a mass is discovered in one of the kidneys.
Meet Our Specialist: Dr. Jue Wang


June 11, 2018

Arizona Study Links HPV, Cervical Cancer to Vaginal Microbes

A new study of Arizona women by the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Maricopa Integrated Health Systems, Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s, and U.S. Oncology could help explain why some women with HPV develop cervical cancers while others do not.
Meet Our Specialists: Drs. John Farley

News Releases


January 11, 2019

St. Joseph’s First in Arizona to Receive Center of Excellence Designation in Robotic Surgery

Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s and St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center have each been designated a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The two hospitals are the first in Arizona to receive this distinguished designation.


November 20, 2018

Fighting Cancer Grows on D-backs, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Doctor

Barbers wielding straight razors put an end to Dignity Health’s “Let Your Humankindness Grow – No Shave Challenge” today by rapidly shearing off a month-long growth from Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall, former baseball star Luis Gonzalez and doctors from Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

August 14, 2018

U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph’s one of the Nation’s Best Hospitals

Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s is Arizona’s highest nationally-ranked hospital in the specialties of neurology and neurosurgery; and gynecology in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue.U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top hospitals is the most respected of all national hospital rankings. St. Joseph’s is ranked #15 in this year’s neurology and neurosurgery category and #19 in the gynecology category.

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