Medical Oncology: Breast Cancer

The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers medical therapy tailored specifically to patients' tumor characteristics and individual needs.

  • Special issues in treatment of breast cancer in older women
  • Oncotype DX testing
  • State-of-the-art medical oncology treatment, including:
    • Adjuvant chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and therapy for metastatic disease
    • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced or inflammatory breast cancer
    • Clinical trials available for patients in all stages of disease, both large-scale, multi-institution trials and local trials designed by our physicians
  • Translational laboratory research involving novel imaging techniques and blood markers of response, such as circulating tumor cells

Our team:
Maria Bishop, MD
Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH