Posted 4 years ago

Treating & Fighting Cancer with You

In this important message, brest surgeon Dr. Rashmi Vaidya wants patients to know that we are still treating and fighting cancer with you! Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers is following the guidelines set by the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and have taken the necesarry steps to ensure your safety while at appointments.

We have created the COVD-19 Update page on our website.  Here you can read more about the actions we are taking as an organization to keep you safe.  There you will find information about scheduling appointments and accessing telehealth.

Our Integrative Services team has created Additional Resources to assist with maintianing your well-being while staying at home.  There is also information from the Centers for Disease Control and the Arizona Department of Health.

It’s important for all of us to follow the guidelines that have been set by the CDC.  Your safety is our priority!


About Dr. Rashmi Vaidya

Rashmi Vaidya, MD, MS, FACS


Dr. Vaidya joined Ironwood Women’s Centers in July 2016. Dr. Rashmi Pradhan Vaidya who is double Board Certified in Surgery having trained in both India (2000) and the US (2009) has been practicing exclusively breast surgical oncology since completing her Breast Surgery Fellowship from the Cleveland Clinic in 2009.

Dr. Vaidya practices a patient-centered, evidence-based approach to breast cancer treatment. She engages in a collaborative, multidisciplinary breast cancer care for each patient. Decisions regarding the type or the timing of surgery versus chemotherapy are coordinated with medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and plastic surgeons to optimize the oncological and cosmetic excellence.

About Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers (ICRC) is the largest multi-specialty oncology network in the Greater Metro Phoenix area. They have over 100 medical providers, a robust Integrative Services program and a dedicated clinical research department. Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has 15 valley locations and five comprehensive cancer care centers that offer a multi-disciplinary approach for expedited personalized patient care. For more information, please visit