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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 specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Warrenville, IL and Geneva, IL. Dr. Abad is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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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 practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fredrickson include breast surgery. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Greenville Health System. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fredrickson honors.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Breast Surgery, Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer

Dr. Ciaran Thomas Bradley, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 405
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Ciaran Bradley is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Lisle, IL, Winfield, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. Dr. Bradley is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Margaret Shoup's specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She takes 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.