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About Us

VINCERE (Latin) | to conquer

Vincere Cancer Center is a world-class contemporary cancer center located in Scottsdale, Arizona. It houses the most sophisticated technology in cancer care, in an environment that is calming and inspiring to all patients. It’s the union of the heart and soul of a dedicated oncologist, with the technical precision, design, and attention to detail that only a reconstructive surgeon would know.


If Cancer never occurs, the patient has already conquered this obstacle.  We combine nutrition, toxin identification/reduction, immunological boosting, reduction in senescent cell burden, stress relief and genetic testing.

Early Detection

If Cancer is detected at an early stage, the treatment is often simpler and less invasive for the patient and cureable.  At Vincere we have developed the most progressive cancer screening program in the country, commonly identifying many cancers in Stage 0 or Stage 1.


Our third aim is to treat complex Cancer with State of the Art treatments including Radiation, Surgical Resection, Reconstruction, as well as cutting edge, next generation chemotherapy/immunotherapy precision medicine ‘N of 1’ studies.


Vincere was established by some of the most progressive minds in oncology and surgery.
Vershalee Shukla, MD and Pablo Prichard, MD.

Dr. Shukla

Vershalee Shukla, MD

Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Shukla is a board- certified radiation oncologist in private practice in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area for the past eleven years.  She completed her Radiation Oncology training at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

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Dr Prichard

Pablo Prichard, MD

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Pablo Prichard is a renowned plastic surgeon, recognized by his peers as one of the leading breast surgeons in Scottsdale, AZ. He has been a keynote speaker at prestigious national medical conferences and local plastic surgery conferences, sharing insights on the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery. 

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Meet Our Team of Board-certified Physicians

Dr. Bans

Dr. Larry L. Bans

Board-Certified Urologist
Prostate Cancer Consultant

Larry L. Bans, M.D., is a board-certified urologist with over 30 years of experience. For the past 15 years, he has specialized exclusively in prostate health. Dr. Bans is actively involved in prostate research projects and wrote and produced a patient education video titled “Your Prostate Biopsy Is Positive: Here’s What You Should Know.”

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Dr. Calcote

Dr. Lynn J. Calcote

Double Board-Certified Proctologist
Dr. Lynn J. Calcote is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He treats the whole spectrum of anorectal diseases, with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopic technology. 

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Dr. Michael Garcia

Dr. Michael Garcia

Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Michael Garcia is a board-certified radiation oncologist with over ten years of experience in all aspects of clinical radiation oncology, including the most advanced technologies, including stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and brachytherapy.

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Dr. Tiffany E. Hardaway

Board-Certified Anesthesiologist
Dr. Tiffany E. Hardaway is a board-certified anesthesiologist who specializes in ambulatory anesthesia. She has over 15 years of experience in clinical settings, from large academic centers to highly specialized ambulatory facilities. Currently, she practices in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she owns Innovative Anesthesia & Analgesia. 

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Dr. Linda Liu

Dr. Linda Liu

Board-Certified Breast Reconstruction Surgery Specialist
Dr. Linda Liu is a board-certified breast surgeon with 30 years of experience who is honored to join the multidisciplinary cancer service at Vincere Cancer Center. She integrates state-of-the-art technology with attention to cosmesis to produce superior oncologic and aesthetic outcomes.

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