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Dr. Eric Lamar Saunders, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1361 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 101
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Eric Saunders specializes in radiation oncology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Saunders is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazzouri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1920 Don Wickham Drive; Suite 100
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazzouri works as an adult hematologist and oncologist. In addition to English, Dr. Al-Hazzouri speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital. After attending the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Al-Hazzouri is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1920 Don Wickham Drive; Suite 130
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Maureen Holasek is a specialist in radiation oncology. She works in Clermont, FL. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Holasek trained at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Dr. Hal M Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1920 Don Wickham Drive; Suite 130
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Hal Jacobson is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Shands HealthCare. Dr. Jacobson is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital. Dr. Jacobson is open to new patients.

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Dr. Gopal R Kunta, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1361 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 201
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Gopal Kunta's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. His education and training includes medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences and residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. On average, patients gave Dr. Kunta a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1920 Don Wickham Drive; Suite 130
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kanski works as a radiation oncologist in Clermont, FL. Dr. Kanski honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1920 Don Wickham Drive; Suite 100
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Meera Iyengar's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; she sees patients in Clermont, FL and Orlando, FL. Dr. Iyengar is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Iyengar attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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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.
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