We found 9 medical oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO 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 is an adult oncology and medical oncology specialist in Lake Worth, FL. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Rosenberg is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine.

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

Dr. Sujal Shah's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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

Dr. Rogelio Brito is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brito is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Brito include: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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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 is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Bohrer takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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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 an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. He is professionally 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 takes.

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

Dr. Raymond Tsao works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Lake Worth, FL. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Tsao honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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 is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez-Pinero takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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. Abraham Schwarzberg sees patients in Lake Worth, FL. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He 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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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Talya Schwarzberg is a physician who specializes in 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. Dr. Schwarzberg graduated from 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.
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