In the News
Gilbert’s employment sectors shift, diversify
Azcentral.com (Feb. 20, 2014)
Study questions need for annual mammograms
Azcentral.com (Feb. 12, 2014)
Banner MD Anderson Breast Center Fully Accredited for Providing High Quality Care
Arizona Foothills Magazine (Feb. 7, 2014)
Doctors say Anastrozole could be game changer in breast cancer battle
KNXV Channel 15 (January 10, 2014)
Banner MD Anderson expands radiation oncology program to two other campuses
Phoenix Business Journal (January 10, 2014)
AZ knitting group donates caps for cancer patients
KPHO Channel 5 (November 19, 2013)
Scorpion venom used as a treatment for cancer
KPNX Channel 12 (November 7, 2013)
Planning for the future: Regional cancer center strives to offer quality care for patients today and tomorrow
Imaging Technology News (October 1, 2013)
Breast cancer drug manufactured in Arizona
KNXV Channel 15 (October 1, 2013)
New cancer knife can "smell" cancer
KPHO Channel 5 (August 5, 2013)
An advanced cancer treatment comes to the East Valley
Go Gilbert! (August 2013)
Panel backs lung cancer screening for some smokers
Arizona Republic (July 29, 2013)
Banner MD Anderson’s recent stem cell transplant likely to be first of many
East Valley Tribune (July 22, 2013)
Banner cancer fund nears $20M goal with Piper grant
The Arizona Republic (May 8, 2013)
Banner Cancer Center to nearly double in size
The Arizona Republic (Dec.17, 2012)
Cox foundation gifts $5 million to Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
The Arizona Republic (Sept 25, 2012)
Banner MD Anderson set for major expansion April 1
Second phase of facility to expand cancer treatment, prevention programs
GILBERT, Ariz. (March 3, 2014) – Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center will open the second phase of its outpatient facility on April 1, a major addition which will greatly expand specialty cancer treatment services and prevention programs in Arizona.
Banner MD Anderson breast center fully accredited for providing high quality care
GILBERT, AZ (Jan. 13, 2014) – The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program was recently granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).This program is administered by the American College of Surgeons and the accreditation is for three years.
Banner MD Anderson expands radiation oncology services
GILBERT, Ariz. (Jan. 2, 2014) – Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert has expanded its radiation oncology program, bringing new treatment expertise to patients at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale and Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, which also provides pediatric care at Banner Children’s at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. This began on Jan. 1.
PHOENIX (April 29, 2013) – With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and the community.
Expansion to Banner MD Anderson to bring new cancer service, more room for treatments
GILBERT, Ariz. (Dec. 14, 2012) – Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center on the Banner Gateway campus will break ground in January 2013 on an expansion of its outpatient cancer facility, offering a new service and additional equipment and treatment areas to meet the needs of its rapidly growing patient population
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Marks First Anniversary With $5 Million Gift and New Marquee Programs
GILBERT, Ariz. (Sept. 26, 2012) – Philanthropic support of the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center has been extremely generous, as noted by a recent $5 million gift from the James M. Cox Foundation. To honor this gift, Banner MD Anderson will establish the Cox Center for Integrative Oncology.
Banner MD Anderson names Radiation Oncology section chief
PHOENIX – (Feb. 28, 2011) The appointment of Matthew D. Callister, MD as radiation oncology section chief for the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is the first of seven section chief appointments for the specialty medical center, scheduled to open in September of 2011 on the Banner Gateway Medical Center campus.
Banner MD Anderson names clinical administrative director
PHOENIX (Feb. 15, 2011) Vicki Koceja, RN-BC, BSN, MBA, OCN, FAAMA, PhD, has been named the clinical administrative director for the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, opening this September on the Banner Gateway campus.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center names medical director
PHOENIX (Nov. 8, 2010) – The appointment of Edgardo Rivera, MD as medical director for the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is a critical milestone in the ongoing development of the medical center, which is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2011 on the Banner Gateway Medical Center Campus.
M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center breaks ground
GILBERT, Ariz. (Dec. 1, 2009) – Leaders from Banner Health and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center will officially break ground on the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center today. An event to mark this occasion will take place at 11 a.m. on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center, 1900 N. Higley Road at U. S. 60 and Higley, Gilbert, Ariz., the future home of the cancer center.
Breast Cancer Ask the Experts
PHOENIX (Sept. 23, 2009) -- On Monday, Oct. 19th, from 10:30 a.m. to noon., three leading experts from M. D. Anderson will provide the most current information on breast cancer in a panel presentation at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa, 1011 W. Holmes in Mesa.
Skin Cancer Alerts begin
GILBERT (July 8, 2009) -- Recognizing that there is a high incidence of skin cancer in Arizona, M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center is sponsoring a free skin cancer screening on Saturday July 11 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center.
M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center Welcome Celebration Video
PHOENIX (May 6, 2009) -- It was nearly standing room only at Banner Corporate Center, Phoenix recently as employees and distinguished guests gathered for some exciting news and a festive celebration. When the deal is a partnership between Houston-based M. D. Anderson, the leading cancer center in the nation, and Banner Health, Arizona’s leading provider of health care, you can bet it’s a really big deal.
M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center Video Announcement
PHOENIX (May 6, 2009) – Banner Health and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center announced they will create the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center. Watch video coverage about the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center.
Banner Health, M. D. Anderson announce Arizona cancer facility
PHOENIX (May 6, 2009) – Banner Health and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center announced they will create the M. D. Anderson Banner Cancer Center here. The initiative joins Arizona’s leading provider of health care and the nation’s leading cancer center to provide patients and their families with an unprecedented level of cancer care in Arizona.