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Sep 06, 2013, 17:54 ET FDA approves drug tested by Scottsdale Healthcare and TGen

Abraxane now part of standard-of-care for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, following studies at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...


Apr 04, 2013, 14:18 ET Gov. Brewer signs bill supporting military healthcare training

Law removes hurdles for military medical professionals receiving training in Arizona A bill allowing military medical professionals to cut...


Mar 04, 2013, 12:24 ET New 'disappearing stent' restores blood flow to hearts

Scottsdale Healthcare is first in region to implant investigational device in patients with clogged arteries  A dissolvable stent that...


Mar 01, 2013, 08:00 ET Colon cancer month campaign urges Boomers to be '50 and Fearless'

50andFearless.org website focuses on importance of colonoscopy screening beginning at age 50 Are you 50 and Fearless? Fear is one of the...


Feb 26, 2013, 16:11 ET LPGA Founders Cup discount tickets benefit Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals

Proceeds of sales from ScottsdaleHealthcareTickets.org will be donated to Scottsdale Healthcare Discounted online ticket sales to the RR...


Jan 22, 2013, 18:00 ET Scottsdale Healthcare, TGen study shows Abraxane/gemcitabine combination extends survival of pancreatic cancer patients

Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center data presented at San Francisco ASCO symposium  A multi-center Phase III clinical trial demonstrates...


Dec 04, 2012, 11:12 ET Scottsdale Healthcare plans NE Phoenix expansion

Greater convenience, more access to care closer to home cited as benefit for patients  Scottsdale Healthcare announced today it is...


Nov 29, 2012, 12:04 ET Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals earn 'A' for quality, patient safety

All three Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals receive top grade from nonprofit quality organization Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center,...


Nov 16, 2012, 13:19 ET Scottsdale Healthcare, TGen physicians lead worldwide study of new drug regimen for patients with pancreatic cancer

Phase III study results show improvement in overall survival compared to standard treatment  A new cancer drug combination demonstrated...


Sep 26, 2012, 12:17 ET Cancer benefit motorcycle ride gets kick-start from Go Daddy

Go Daddy Donates $10,000 for Scottsdale Healthcare Cancer Center Fundraiser GoDaddy.com, the world's largest provider[1] of Web hosting and...


Aug 29, 2012, 14:38 ET New Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center-TGen study targets non-small cell lung cancer

PR610 designed to activate in cancer tissue with low levels of oxygen A Phase I/II, multi-center trial designed to test the safety and...


Aug 23, 2012, 16:53 ET Scottsdale Healthcare, TGen cancer researchers attending Stand Up To Cancer telethon in Hollywood

Primetime fundraising event to air Sept. 7 simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and cable channels Physicians and staff from the Virginia...


Mar 01, 2012, 13:19 ET Save Up to 25% on Discount Tickets to LPGA Founders Cup

Online ticket sales at ScottsdaleHealthcareTickets.org benefit Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals  Phoenix-area golf fans can get up...


Feb 24, 2012, 10:00 ET Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Opens Cancer Transplant Institute

New hematopoietic stem cell transplant program in Scottsdale, Ariz. offers treatment for blood cancers The Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...


Feb 01, 2012, 12:26 ET FDA Approves New Skin Cancer Drug First Tested in Arizona by Scottsdale Healthcare and TGen

World's first patient on drug was at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare A new skin cancer drug tested for the...


Jan 06, 2012, 06:00 ET Scottsdale Man is State's 1st to Get New TAVR Heart Valve

 Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center is the first hospital in Arizona to perform a new nonsurgical heart valve replacement procedure,...


Nov 15, 2011, 18:38 ET Scottsdale Healthcare Among 1st U.S. Hospitals to Offer Aortic Valve Replacement Without Open Heart Surgery

Only top 7% of U.S. hospitals OK'd for valve that doesn't require open heart surgery  Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center...


Nov 08, 2011, 11:00 ET Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center & TGen Form Drug Development Collaboration With Cedars-Sinai

Researchers plan joint clinical trials of new cancer treatments and personalized therapies The Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at...


Oct 04, 2011, 08:00 ET Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center/TGen Oncologists Publish Results of a New Drug Regimen for Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

Results lead to Scottsdale oncologists heading a large Phase III study being conducted worldwide Patients at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center...


Sep 22, 2011, 09:00 ET Prostate Screenings Sept. 24 at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center

Free prostate cancer awareness month event supports GetYourGownOn.org A free prostate cancer screening event will be held this Saturday, Sept....


Sep 09, 2011, 15:14 ET 'Get Your Gown On' Campaign Targets Prostate Cancer

Scottsdale Healthcare educates men about success of early detection, treatment options "Get Your Gown On," a new health education campaign from...


Aug 26, 2011, 13:38 ET Cancer Care Coordinators are Phoenix's Original 'Nurse Navigators'

Free patient assistance nurses pioneered by Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare 'Nurse navigators' were rare when the...


Aug 08, 2011, 14:41 ET Bikers Plan 'Scrabble Ride' to Support Cancer Center

3rd annual Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run set for Oct. 22 Patients receiving cancer treatment at the Virginia G. Piper...


Jul 26, 2011, 13:41 ET Scottsdale Healthcare Named Arizona's 1st Magnet Hospital System

Shea, Osborn and Thompson Peak hospitals recognized as 'gold standard' for nursing excellence Scottsdale Healthcare announced today it is the...


Jul 20, 2011, 18:16 ET Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, TGen Studying New Breast Cancer Drug

Promising results of PI3K inhibitor study discussed at ASCO annual meeting A new drug targeting the PI3K gene in patients with advanced breast...