Scottsdale Healthcare Archives

Scottsdale Healthcare hires new Chief Clinical Officer

Joanne Clavelle

Joanne Clavelle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE has joined the executive leadership team at Scottsdale Healthcare as senior vice president and chief clinical officer. Clavelle joins Scottsdale Healthcare after serving as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. Scottsdale Healthcare’s culture – its friendly staff,… Read More →

MomDoc Surgeon named to Excellence Team

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Dr. Khai Ling Tan, of MomDoc Women For Women, is one of twelve surgeons who perform minimally invasive gynecological procedures to qualify for recognition in excellence in care. The surgeons completed a stringent evaluation process to show they meet established program requirements for providing safe gynecologic care with exceptional short and long term outcomes. The… Read More →

Scottsdale Healthcare Partners With 12-Year-Old Grace Sinclair to Provide Comfort for Patients

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After seeing 12-year old Grace Sinclair’s handmade knit hats she donated to them, Scottsdale Healthcare wanted to ensure that she would keep bringing more. They offered to provide the Glendale resident with the yarn she needed if she would continue knitting and bringing her colorful hats to give to the children at the hospital. Grace… Read More →

Arizona Center for Cancer Care, Arizona Breast Cancer Specialists at Scottsdale Healthcare


In an effort to enhance the radiation oncology services offered to the community, Scottsdale Healthcare is pleased to announce a long-term relationship with Arizona Center for Cancer Care (AZCCC), a multi-specialty group of Arizona’s most recognizable names in cancer treatment and technology.  Through this, AZCCC has opened facilities at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center… Read More →

TGen-TD2-Scottsdale Healthcare study benefits patients


The Side-Out Foundation’s breast cancer pilot study, led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Translational Drug Development (TD2) and Scottsdale Healthcare, has shown that cancer patients do better when their treatment is guided by molecular profiling. Specifically, 52 percent of patients with advanced breast cancer received clinical benefit – meaning their disease was controlled… Read More →

$100,000 grant aids rapid cancer detection program

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A one-of-a-kind rapid cancer detection program developed through collaboration between local physicians, the Scottsdale Healthcare Research Institute and Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of Scottsdale. The Rapid Detection and Assessment of Response (RADAR) program uses high-tech radiologic imaging and advanced… Read More →

Scottsdale Healthcare, John C. Lincoln form affiliation

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Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network have endorsed a letter of intent to form a system-wide affiliation to better meet the healthcare needs and thus improve the health of the communities they serve. The nonbinding agreement between the two non-profit organizations allows both to pursue an exclusive negotiation during a due diligence period… Read More →

TGen-Scottsdale Healthcare battle tumor growth

clinical research advantage - vaccines

The safety and preliminary efficacy of a new class of tumor fighting drugs were reported by Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Early results from the phase I, first in-human study of an RNA interface (RNAi) drug were announced during the American Association for Cancer… Read More →

Bike Week Blast-Off benefits Scottsdale Healthcare


Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Gift of Life Lodging Program is beneficiary of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles’ Annual Arizona Bike Week Blast-Off  Party on Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Festivities include motorcycle stunt riders, food and live music, a motorcycle giveaway, trials of the Nation’s first… Read More →

Women of Scottsdale Luncheon Calendar

by in Connections | Events | Lifestyle

Ladies, mark your calendars for these great, monthly luncheons with the Women of Scottsdale. April 19 Women of Scottsdale celebrates with its annual Hats Luncheon Friday, April 19 at 11:30 a.m. at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. The luncheon is sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Denita James Jewelry Design will present prizes… Read More →

FDA approved thyroid cancer drug tested by TGen

by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

The FDA has approved a thyroid cancer drug successfully tested at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, a partnership of Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved cabozantinib for the treatment of progressive, metastatic medullary thyroid cancer (MTC), a rare endocrine gland cancer affecting the… Read More →

Scottsdale Leadership Expands Partnerships, Creates Legacy Model for Other Nonprofits

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Scottsdale Leadership partnered with Valley experts last Saturday to host a one-day workshop featuring topics that directly impact the youth at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale. Because of the initial success of the one-day workshop, organizers are using their diverse experience to create a legacy model to help encourage other nonprofits. Professionals… Read More →

Heart experts show latest treatments at free Feb. 13 event

The free “We Take Your Health to Heart” event Feb. 13 includes a live broadcast of a heart procedure, as shown from last year’s program. RSVP to or call 480-882-4636. The event is Feb. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Saguaro South Grand Ballroom at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix.
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The public is invited to see and hear information on the latest advances in heart attack and valve repair treatments with some of the nation’s foremost cardiologists and surgeons at a free community event Feb. 13 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. Highlighting the event is a procedure broadcast live from the cardiac catheterization… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →