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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3680 Broadway; 21st Century Oncology, Inc
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Katin is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katin takes. He has received the following distinctions: Fellow, American College Of Physicians; Fellow, American College Of Radiology; and President; Lee County Unit, American Cancer. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Medical Center, Yonkers, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Katin is open to new patients.

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

Dr. David Rice's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Rice takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Rice attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His hospital/clinic 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
8931 Colonial Center Drive; #300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael McCleod specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. McCleod is a graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McCleod honors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2270 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Patrice is a specialist in radiation oncology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. Dr. Patrice's hospital/clinic 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
Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Raymond is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Fort Myers, FL and Myers, FL. Dr. Raymond graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

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

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
21st Century Oncology - Colonial/fort Myers - Fort Myers; 2234 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Dwight Fitch sees patients in Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL, and Venice, FL. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. 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. Fitch is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and a graduate of Beaumont Hospitals' residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4371 Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd; Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Eric Harris' specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Daytona Beach, FL and Myers, FL. Dr. Harris is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Carelink, Coventry Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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.