About Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center  

Part One: Introduction to Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Audio:  Music continues throughout video.

Text:   Banner Health
University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Making Cancer History

Images: Banner Gateway Medical Center

Narration:  “Banner Health, a leading major health system in the nation, and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, join together to establish the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona near Phoenix.”

Image:   New Center under construction

Narration:  “Patients will receive cancer care in the new state-of-the-art 133 thousand square foot out-patient center and on two in-patient floors within Banner Gateway Medical Center.”

Text:   Edgardo Rivera, MD
Medical Director
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Image:   Edgardo Rivera, MD, speaks on-camera and off-camera.

Audio:  “So we’re really bringing essentially two giants, when it comes to health care, and we will now bring together to collaborate in one venture.”

Image:  Group of people enter the main lobby, touring the new building

Tour Guide:  “So we’re walking through the main lobby and you can see that…”

Edgardo Rivera Audio:  “It’s very exciting, the fact that you’re building something from the ground up in an area that there was a need to have a comprehensive cancer center, but also to be able to offer these type of services to the oncology patients in this area.”

Images: Group continues touring all areas within the new building

Narration:  “Under MD Anderson clinical leadership, the standard of clinical care at the new facility will mirror services provided in Houston with identical protocols and practice standards and similar equipment capabilities. Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and other clinical services will be provided using the multidisciplinary approach to patient care that was pioneered at MD Anderson. For patient convenience, all services are located on a single campus.”

Tour Guide:  “Down here will be exam rooms.”

Narration:  “Banner MD Anderson physicians will collaborate with world-class specialists in Houston, tailoring treatment plans based on each patient’s cancer type and unique needs.”

Image:   Touring continues as the tour guide explains each area.

Tour Guide:  “…and then the patients come in and they’ll have privacy.”

Image:  Edgardo Rivera, MD, continues.

Audio:  “Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center was built taking into consideration evidence-based architecture --  there is a healing environment from the way that the colors were chosen to the way that the rooms were designed to even the distance from an entryway to an exam room.”

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Higley Road and US 60
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 256-6444
(855) 256-6444

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