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We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Elizabethtown, KY.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; #105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Khuda Khan's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Khan attended medical school at Nishtar Medical College. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Yusuf Deshmukh is a hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Deshmukh is a graduate of Dow Medical College. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Rafiq Rahman sees patients in Elizabethtown, KY. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is a graduate of Khyber Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Rahman is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1240 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Vaseem Moulana practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Moulana attended medical school at Andhra Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1118 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Corazon Veza, who practices in East Town, KY and Elizabethtown, KY, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1107 Woodland Drive; Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Ijaz Mahmood is an adult hematologist and oncologist. He is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mahmood is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Richard Broderick Seither, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
913 N Dixie Avenue
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Richard Seither's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Seither's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with TriStar Health.

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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.