Tucson, Arizona

Local Community Leaders & Influencers

  • Dr. Cara M. Christ – Director, Arizona Department of Health Services
    • General and Public Information: (602) 542-1025
  • Marcy Flanagan – Pima County Health Officer
    • (520) 724-7764
  • Suzanne Goodman— Health Department Board Coordinator (Pima County)
    • (520) 724-8239
  • Tucson City Council:
    • Ward 1: Regina Romero — 520-791-4040
    • Ward 2: Paul Cunningham – 520-791-4687
    • Ward 3: Paul Durham — 520-791-4711
    • Ward 4: Shirley Scott —520-791-3199
    • Ward 5: Richard Fimbres—520-791-4231
    • Ward 6: Steve Kozachik—520-791-4601

Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, the average annual count of cancer cases in men Pima County, Arizona is 2,307.
  • Age-adjusted rate: 395.3/per 100,000 (0.395%).

Prostate Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, there were a reported 406 cases on average each year in Pima County, Arizona.
  • This is an age-adjusted rate of 65.2/per 100,000 (0.065%)

* Testicular Cancer

  • 173 cases of testicular cancer have been reported in 2016 in Arizona.
  • Age-adjusted rate: 5.2/per 100,000 (0.005%).
    • United States Cancer Statistics
  • Resources:
    • American Cancer Society Arizona: provides cancer information and resources in Arizona. It runs a program in Tucson along with other regions of Arizona to manage cancer treatment, recovery and emotional support.
      • (520)-222-8607

Heart Disease

  • From 2014-2016, Pima County recorded a 174.2 heart disease death rate/per 100,000 in men (0.174%).

Stroke

Diabetes

  • Resources:
    • TMC Health Care: offers a diabetes education program.
      • (520) 327-5461

*Pre-Diabetes

*Suicide

  • In 2017, 1,016 men in Arizona committed suicide. (Population: 3,488,301)
  • Age-adjusted death rate: 28.18/per 100,000 (0.028%)
  • Resources:
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona
      • (520) 622-6000

*Obesity

  • In 2017, 30.1% of men in Arizona were obese.
    • Source Citation:  Source: Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The State of Obesity 2018. Washington, D.C.: 2018.
  • Resources:
    • Arizona Department of Health Services: Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity in the Prevention Health Services Division at the Arizona Department of Health Services is focused on positively impacting nutrition, physical activity and obesity.
      • Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity: (602) 542-1886
    • Desert Milagros: outpatient treatment center that specializes in treatment of eating disorders.
      • (520) 369-4304

*state statistics