Cancer Education Services at the Arizona campuses

View outside the library on  Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus

At Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Arizona, a wide range of resources are available on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, integrative therapies, coping strategies and caregiving. The resources below are available to patients and visitors at no cost:

  • Classes — Group classes on chemotherapy treatment are taught by a certified oncology nurse. Additional classes on treatments and other topics are available in group and one-on-one settings. Please see the calendar of events or talk with your health care provider to learn more about available classes.
  • American Cancer Society (ACS) Navigator — Patients can meet with an ACS Navigator in the Phoenix campus patient library. Request an appointment by calling (480) 342-4229 or stop in to see if someone is available. The ACS Navigator provides:
    • Assistance and resources for financial, lodging and transportation needs
    • Patient education materials and Information about receiving wigs from the ACS
    • Information and schedules for classes, support groups and local community resources
  • Libraries – Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campuses support two patient education libraries, one in the Mayo Clinic Building – Scottsdale, and one in the Mayo Clinic Building – Phoenix. The libraries are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visit the patient library webpage for more information and contact info. The libraries provide:
    • Books, pamphlets, and brochures on cancer topics
    • Access to cancer-related computer resources
    • Librarians to assist with finding and using information
View inside the library on Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus

Mayo Clinic hosts an annual symposium at the Arizona campus for patients and family members living with cancer. The symposium provides easy-to-understand information on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, with specific breakout sessions on several kinds of cancer.