banner md anderson cancer center Archives

Banner leaders elected to Nurse Executives National Board


Two Banner Health executives have been elected to serve a three-year term with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) starting January 1, 2016. Lamont M. Yoder, RN, MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, chief executive officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., was elected to serve as treasurer… Read More →

Wonderland Market comes to Scottsdale December 4-6

Holiday Tree Auction

Wonderland Market, a three day holiday shopping extravaganza, will take place December 4-6, 2015 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The market will have more than 75 vendors to help attendees find the perfect gifts this holiday season. There will be items available to purchase ranging from apparel and jewelry to sweets and toys. In addition to… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women


A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson studies pancreatic cancer drug

The Medicine Abuse Project
by in Blogs

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a difference in treating pancreatic cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations of either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Despite recent improvements in treatment options, pancreatic cancer continues to carry a poor prognosis and… Read More →

Banner Health announces executive leadership changes


Banner Health announced a shift in hospital executive leadership in its Arizona East Region last week. These changes were effective on Monday, March 16. The transition began with the promotion of Todd Werner, former Chief Executive Officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, who was appointed to serve as President… Read More →

RED Awards 2015: General Contractor of the Year

2015 RED Award logo
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson names medical director


Matthew Callister, MD, recently was named the new medical director for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Callister has been serving in an interim role as medical director since July 2014.As medical director, Dr. Callister is responsible for clinical oversight at Banner MD Anderson, and serves as a pivotal link between the cancer center and… Read More →

AZRE announces 2015 RED Awards finalists


Every February for the last 10 years, AZRE magazine has shone a spotlight on the commercial real estate industry through its annual Real Estate Development (RED) Awards. This year, a record number of projects and brokerage teams were nominated for a chance to be recognized at this year’s RED Awards. For tickets to this year’s… Read More →

Banner MDA engaged in cutting-edge study

Breast cancer treatment

A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with… Read More →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

Expanded Banner MD Anderson to open April 1


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. The three-story addition includes The James M. Cox Center for Cancer Prevention and Integrative Oncology, additional clinic and infusion space, a separate… Read More →

Banner Health launches pharmacy services division

clinical research advantage

Banner Health is improving medication management and providing more convenient access to pharmacy services for patients by launching a new Banner Pharmacy Services division. The new division will include a Banner Family Pharmacy network and a Compounding Pharmacy Center and will ensure improved care and services for patients and provide opportunities for cost savings through… Read More →

Dr. Judith Wolf – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Judith Wolf

Dr. Judith Wolf – Chief of surgery, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Wolf provides leadership and medical guidance for the surgery program at the cancer center. She has held numerous academic and administrative appointments at MD Anderson over the last eight years, and has served as the principal investigator for a multitude of research grants… Read More →

Banner Goldfield Medical Center will open on Friday

by in Business News | Healthcare

Banner Goldfield Medical Center (formerly Arizona Regional Medical Center) will open its doors for patient care at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 14. The hospital has been temporarily closed for one month while Banner systems and practices were implemented. During that time, new technology and equipment was installed and hospital staff underwent training. Banner Goldfield… Read More →