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Robert J. Brooks, MD

Medical Oncologist / Hematologist

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Robert J. Brooks, MD

Dr. Brooks has nearly 40 years of experience in Tucson as a medical oncologist / hematologist. He is widely respected for his knowledge and experience in the treatment of breast cancer.

He was a founder of the Life Beyond Cancer Program, an annual retreat focusing on cancer survivorship held at Miraval in Tucson. Dr. Brooks is a current member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and a past member of ASCO’s clinical practice committee. He has also served on the editorial board of CURE Magazine, a publication providing updates on cancer research and education.

His past appointments include:

  • Medical Director of Patient Advocacy for US Oncology

  • Chief of Staff of St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson

  • Board of Directors of the Southern Arizona Division of the Susan G. Komen Foundation

  • Board of Directors of the Association of Community Cancer Centers

  • First President of the Arizona Clinical Oncology Society 

Dr. Brooks has been recognized several times as a Best Doctor and as one of America’s Top Oncologists by the Consumers Research Council of America. 


Loyola University

Medical School:

University of Arizona College of Medicine


St. Joseph Mercy/University of Michigan


University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology