We found 24 medical oncologists who accept Humana Gold near Glenview, IL.

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Dr. Thomas Andrew Hensing, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Hensing works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer and mediastinal tumor. Dr. Hensing's hospital/clinic affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group and The University of Chicago Medicine. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Hensing's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Tumor

Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2650 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Teresa Law, who practices in Highland Park, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Evanston, IL, is a medical specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Law studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Law has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2650 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Marisa Hill's specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. She practices in Chicago, IL, Evanston, IL, and Highland Park, IL. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hill accepts. Dr. Hill attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Hill is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Dr. Steven Bernard Newman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Steven Newman's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: leukemia, lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. Dr. Newman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Newman has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Lung Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Head and Neck ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Robert Marsh's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Marsh attended the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Adess is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Highland Park, IL, Glenview, IL, and Gurnee, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Adess include gastrointestinal cancer. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Adess attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Adess is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer

Dr. Edward Howard Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
9631 Gross Point Road; Suite 10
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Edward Kaplan's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, genetic issues, and breast cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Kaplan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Kaplan attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for his residency. Dr. Kaplan is conversant in Hebrew.

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Clinical interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Genetic Issues, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2100 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Elaine Wade practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Glenview, IL and Evanston, IL. Dr. Wade's clinical interests include breast cancer. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, she performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer

Dr. Marlon Bram Kleinman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
9631 Gross Point Road; Suite 10
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Marlon Kleinman works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Skokie, IL and Lake Forest, IL. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO. Dr. Kleinman attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Hebrew. Dr. Kleinman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Shevrin's areas of specialization are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Evanston, IL and Glenview, IL. He has a special interest in prostate cancer. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Dr. Shevrin attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Shevrin is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Cancer

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology
2650 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Britt Hanson is a medical oncologist and hematologist in Gurnee, IL, Evanston, IL, and Highland Park, IL. Dr. Hanson graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Hanson trained at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Hanson include urologic (genitourinary) cancer and melanoma. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Melanoma

Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2650 Ridge Avenue; Division of Hematology - Oncology
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Brockstein is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He works in Evanston, IL and Highland Park, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Brockstein include head and neck cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and melanoma. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Brockstein has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Melanoma

Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2650 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Janardan Khandekar is an adult oncology and medical oncology specialist. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Allegheny General Hospital, Dr. Khandekar attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. Dr. Khandekar (or staff) speaks Marathi and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Douglas Merkel is a medical specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. His clinical interests encompass breast cancer. Dr. Merkel has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer

Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology
2650 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Nicholas Campbell is a medical oncology specialist in Evanston, IL and Highland Park, IL. Dr. Campbell studied medicine at Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer and head and neck cancer. Dr. Campbell is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2180 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Ariel Polish is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Gurnee, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Glenview, IL. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and NorthShore Medical Group. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Polish completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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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