We found 19 oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Lake Worth, FL.

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Dr. Ben Hyung Han, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4685 S Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Ben Han is a radiation oncologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Han average 5.0 stars out of 5. 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. Han attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Sujal Shah works as an oncologist and medical oncologist. Dr. Shah is an in-network provider for 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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Dr. Paul J Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5401 S Congress Avenue; Suite 105
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Paul Lin is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Lin is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Lin average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lin 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 has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Dr. Jose Agustin Ortega III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3450 Lantana Road; Suite 100
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Jose Ortega specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. Dr. Ortega is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. 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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Dr. Eduardo A Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4685 South Congress Avenue; Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Garcia's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Garcia has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Dr. Mauricio Ramiro Escobar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5401 S Congress Avenue; Suite 105
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Mauricio Escobar works as a hematologist and oncologist. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Escobar is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. 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's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Lake Worth, FL. 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. Schwarzberg studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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

Dr. Raymond Tsao, who practices in Lake Worth, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Tsao is in-network for 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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Dr. Harry Jack Goldsztanj, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3450 Lantana Road; Suite 100
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Harry Goldsztanj is an adult hematologist and oncologist in Boynton Beach, FL and Lake Worth, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He attended medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldsztanj takes.

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Dr. William L Sternheim, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4685 South Congress Avenue; Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. William Sternheim's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Sternheim accepts 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 SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5700 Lake Worth Road; Suite 204
Greenacres, FL
 

Dr. Liat Dagan, who practices in Greenacres, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dagan accepts.

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Dr. Humberto Jose Caldera, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4685 South Congress Avenue; Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Humberto Caldera is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. 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. Caldera attended medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Arunachalam Thenappan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4685 South Congress Avenue; Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Arunachalam Thenappan works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Thenappan is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Seetal Mewar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3450 Lantana Road; Suite 100
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Seetal Mewar is a hematologist and oncologist. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Mewar is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Miguel C Araneo, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
4685 S Congress Avenue; Suite 200
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Araneo is an adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Araneo takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine.

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

Dr. Talya Schwarzberg works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Schwarzberg attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwarzberg takes.

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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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