PHOENIX — The Industrial Development Authority of Scottsdale awarded Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center $100,000 Thursday to help fund further development of the Rapid Detection and Assessment of Response (RADAR) program.
The RADAR program uses high-tech radiology imaging and advanced analysis to quickly assess whether a tumor is responding to treatment. RADAR provides physicians with information to make timely decisions about a treatment’s effectiveness and whether an alternate treatment is appropriate, according to Ronald Korn, Medical Director of Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center.
“We are really at the end-stage of our research to see who will be most qualified to fit this technology” said Korn. “Today is a great day, but it’s the beginning and not the end. We have a lot of work ahead of us to show that this technology we are introducing will make a difference in patients’ lives,” he added.
RADAR is the result of a collaborative effort between local doctors, the Scottsdale Healthcare Research Institute and Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare.
Cancer patients should check with their doctors to determine if they are eligible for this program. More information is available at firstname.lastname@example.org, shc.org/cancer or by calling (480) 323-1339 or (877) 273-3713.
- The bride's guide to feeling your best on your wedding day
- Deciding when you need knee surgery
- Celebrating Fourth of July is much cooler in these AZ towns
- Top ten road trip bathrooms in America
- Six things causing a pain in your neck
- 5 things to make your summer move easier
- Three elements of a strong timeshare exit guarantee
- Stretches and exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome
- The best Major League ballparks have their own personality
- Comparing the best regular seasons: The '96 Bulls and '16 Warriors
- 3 Arizona road trips and the vehicles to get you there
- Colon cancer is preventable. Check these signs and symptoms to stay healthy.
- 6 of the biggest skin cancer myths
- Affordable small home makeover ideas
- Locals helping locals: 6 success stories you need to know about
- Sunscreen facts that could save your life
- 6 energy saving hacks for your home
- 5 tips for choosing a company to end your timeshare
- Overlooked water tips to save you money
- 5 of the most adored gentlemen in professional sports today
- The real danger of sitting at your desk
- Most surprising NBA playoff performances of the last 40 years
- 11 classic baseball movies you must see again
- Finally getting rid of fat: 3 methods that actually work
- 4 reasons cancer survivors should focus on food
- 5 spring cleaning spots everyone forgets
- 5 reasons to look forward to watching the D-backs this season
- Common virus attributed to spike in head and neck cancers
- 5 signs it’s time to end your timeshare ownership
- 3 most overlooked ways to keep your home healthy