University of Arizona Cancer Center Receives Approval to Move Forward With Phoenix Clinic

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The Arizona Board of Regents has approved the construction of the $100 million University of Arizona Cancer Center – Phoenix, according to a report by the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

The Tucson, Ariz.-based University of Arizona Cancer Center will open the new facility at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

The six-floor, 230,000-square-foot center will offer services such as infusion, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, endoscopic/interventional radiology, a breast center, clinical lab space and a prevention/executive health clinic.

The board has also approved a 20-year facility lease with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., a member of Dignity Health. When the lease is finalized, it will result in a collaborated effort towards providing cancer treatments and care.

The clinic should be open to patients by early 2015, according to a University of Arizona Cancer Center report.

Update: The lease agreement between University of Arizona and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has been finalized.

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