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We found 10 medical oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Boynton Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Andrea Rosenberg works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Lake Worth, FL. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosenberg graduated from Penn State College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Rogelio Brito works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Brito graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Brito include: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Sujal Shah is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah accepts. Dr. Shah graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Dr. Mindy Sue Bohrer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Sute 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mindy Bohrer practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Bohrer is affiliated with Bethesda Health. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jacy Villa Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jacy Villa is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Villa is affiliated with Bethesda Health. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Villa accepts.

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Dr. Felix Angel Rodriguez-Pinero, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Felix Rodriguez-Pinero's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rodriguez-Pinero attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Raymond Tsao is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Tsao honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Abraham Schwarzberg specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Dr. Thomas M.J. Niederman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology
2240 W Woolbright Road; Suite 415
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Niederman is a Boynton Beach, FL physician who specializes in medical oncology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Niederman graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Niederman include: South Florida Super Doctors; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Niederman is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Talya Schwarzberg's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.