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We found 4 surgical oncologists who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Winfield, IL.

Dr. John Daniel Abad, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. John Abad is a surgical oncologist. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Abad's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, gallbladder cancer, and soft tissue sarcoma. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Abad's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Surgery, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Jane Fredrickson, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 410
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Sara Fredrickson specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Bloomingdale, IL and Winfield, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in breast biopsy, breast surgery, and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Fredrickson is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. She trained at Greenville Health System for her residency. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fredrickson is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Breast Imaging, Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ciaran Thomas Bradley, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 400
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Ciaran Bradley works as a surgical oncologist in Glen Ellyn, IL, Winfield, IL, and Lisle, IL. His areas of expertise include colorectal surgery procedures, cancer surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Bradley attended the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bradley's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Melanoma, Cancer ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Margaret Shoup is a Warrenville, IL physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.