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We found 27 oncologists who accept MyBlue Silver 1604 near Cape Coral, FL.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1419 Se 8th Terrace; 21st Century Oncology
Cape Coral, FL
 

Dr. Michael Katin is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, and Point Charlotte, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Katin attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Katin trained at Lankenau Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Katin has received include Fellow, American College Of Physicians; Fellow, American College Of Radiology; and President; Lee County Unit, American Cancer. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Medical Center, Yonkers, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1419 Se 8th Terrace; 21st Century Oncology, Inc
Cape Coral, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, who practices in Fort Myers, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, and Cape Coral, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He attended the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Dosoretz accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Dosoretz is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
7341 Gladiolus Drive
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Amy Fox is a radiation oncology specialist. She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. Dr. Fox accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1419 Se 8th Terrace; 21st Century Oncology, Inc
Cape Coral, FL
 

Dr. James Rubenstein is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Rubenstein speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. 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.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1708 Cape Coral Parkway W; Suite #10
Cape Coral, FL
 

Dr. Silvia Romero is a Cape Coral, FL physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She graduated from Cayetano Heredia University.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5280 Summerlin Commons Way
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. David Rice is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Rice attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His professional affiliations include Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
15681 New Hampshire Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. William Harwin is a hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Harwin attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
7341 Gladiolus Drive
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Keith Miller's specialty is radiation oncology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Miller speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3840 Broadway; Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael McCleod is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. McCleod is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2270 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Patrice's specialty is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Patrice studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2780 Cleveland Avenue; #717
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Orr is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Orr is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2780 Cleveland Avenue; #717
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Edward Grendys' area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Grendys has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
15681 New Hampshire Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Reeves is a hematologist and adult oncologist in Fort Myers, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Reeves is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3840 Broadway
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Syed Zafar works as an adult hematologist and oncologist in Fort Myers, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zafar takes.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
15681 New Hampshire Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Raymond works as a hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Raymond is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5280 Summerlin Commons Way
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Larry Silverman is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Sarasota, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, and Venice, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Venice Regional Bayfront Health and Bayfront Health Punta Gorda. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Silverman attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • Medical Oncologists specialize in the use of medications, especially chemotherapy, to kill cancer cells. In some areas, the term “medical oncologist” refers to the oncologist who is overall in charge of making decisions about a patient’s treatment.
  • Surgical Oncologists specialize in surgical treatments for cancer, such as biopsies (where small tissue samples are taken and examined), or surgical removal of tumors and surrounding tissue.
  • Radiation Oncologists specialize in the use of radiation (a kind of high powered x-ray) to kill cancer.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.