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YumaRegionalCancerCenterCancerRegistryUnderstandingpatienthistoryandlearninghowthistranslatesintosuperiorcareandpreventativecareispartofourcommitmenttothecommunityandourpatients.YumaRegionalCancerCentermaintainsadetailedcancerregistrytodocumentimportantinformationaboutcancerpatientsinthecommunityincludingthetypesofcancertheyhavethetreatmentstheyreceivetheageatwhichtheydevelopedcancerandothercriticalfactors.Thisdataisthenusedtostudycancertrendsandtoidentifypotentialopportunitiesforearlydetectionandortreatment.Thecancerregistryalsocoordinatestheactivitiesofthetumorboardgroupsofphysicianswhomeettoreviewpatientcasestodeterminethebestcourseoftreatmentbasedontheirmedicalexpertise.DIAGNOSEDELSEWHERE128DIAGNOSEDHERE627TOTAL755TOTALDIAGNOSEDCASESBYARIZONACOUNTYOFRESIDENCEMOHAVE59941211COCONINONAVAJOAPACHEYAVAPAIMARICOPAGILAGRAHAMGREENLEECOCHISESANTACRUZPIMAPINALYUMALAPAZOUTOFSTATE144UNKNOWN3PATRICKHEALYIn2002IwasdiagnosedwithNon-HodgkinsLymphomaandtoldthatIhadtwoyearsleftbestcasescenario.IdecidedtogoforaggressivetreatmentthatincludedsurgeryR-CHOPchemotherapyandradiation.ThelasttimeIcheckedmycalendarIseeitis2013.Iamcelebratingtenyearscancer-free